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Toledo, Ohio Residential Treatment Centers

Toledo, Ohio Residential Drug Rehab

Drug addiction and overdose are occurring at an overwhelming rate in Lucas County and the state of Ohio. While any kind of drug abuse and addiction is concerning, the problem with opiate prescription medications and heroin has been particularly devastating in recent years, leaving many communities scrambling for a solution.

The drugs of choice today are opiates; in particular fentanyl and a large animal medication called carfentanil, but the root cause of today’s opiate epidemic began a few years ago with a rise in prescription painkillers. As more and more Americans experienced effective pain relief from prescription opiates like Oxycontin and codeine in the 1990s, some began getting hooked on the feeling of euphoria these drugs would provide, especially if they were overused. Prescription painkillers began to be traded and sold to drug dealers and addicts looking for a different kind of high, and some doctors and clinics specialized in the illegal prescribing of these medications.

Once the government started shutting down pill mills and revoking licenses of doctors who were inappropriately prescribing these medications, they became harder and harder to obtain. This led to a rapid increase in the demand for heroin, also an opiate, which was becoming cheaper and easier to obtain. Today, addicts are turning to other opiates, including fentanyl and the animal drug, carfentanil, to get a better high. All this has led to a spike in addiction, overdose, and death among those experimenting with these very dangerous substances.

Toledo Inpatient Drug Rehab Resources

While our communities are facing an uphill battle trying to fight the opiate epidemic and prevent more people from becoming addicted, there are solutions for those who want to turn their lives around and get clean. Drug addiction rehab is the most effective way to change lives and achieve sobriety.

The Ridge is an inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center located near Cincinnati that specializes in helping individuals caught up in opiate addiction. Our programming is customized to meet each individual’s needs, and our team of experts is equipped to treat all different kinds of drug and alcohol addiction.

Drug Use in Toledo

Drug use, particularly opiate use, is increasing in Ohio. Numbers of overdose deaths continue to rise in most areas of the state.

According to the Ohio Department of Health:

  • In 2016, unintentional drug overdoses caused the deaths of 4,050 Ohio residents, a 32.8 percent increase compared to 2015 when there were 3,050 overdose deaths.
  • Fentanyl and related drugs were involved in 58.2 percent (2,357) of all unintentional drug overdose deaths in 2016. By comparison, fentanyl was involved in 37.9 percent (1,155) in 2015, 19.9 percent (503) in 2014, 4.0 percent (84) in 2013, and 3.9 percent (75) in 2012.
  • In 2016, carfentanil, the fentanyl-related drug was involved in 340 overdose deaths.
  • Fatal drug overdoses remain the leading cause of accidental death in Ohio, above car crashes, a trend that began in 2007.
  • The number of heroin and other opioid related overdose deaths, tracked by the Lucas County Coroner’s Office representing 19 counties in Ohio and two counties in Southeastern Michigan, has increased from 8 in 2010 to 288 in 2016.
  • In Lucas County, the rate of overdose deaths was 24.1 per 100,000 people, higher than any other county in Northwest Ohio.
The Ridge helps residents throughout Ohio address their addiction and develop tools needed to overcome it.

Residential Addiction Treatment at The Ridge

There are many resources available for communities looking to prevent opiate addiction and help educate the public about this dangerous trend:

Lucas County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.T.

Lucas County D.A.R.E.

Project DAWN

The Ridge helps residents throughout Ohio address their addiction and develop tools needed to overcome it. We are a full service treatment center, offering medication-assisted detox when appropriate and residential drug treatment.

Our program utilizes proven techniques for success, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and the 12-Steps. The Ridge is Joint Commission certified, held to the highest standards for safety and service. We work with all major insurance companies, and our programming is covered as an out of network provider.

Toledo, Ohio Residential Alcohol Rehab

Alcoholism and alcohol abuse are problems facing all areas of Ohio. The Ridge program is a residential treatment program located near Cincinnati. Because clients stay at the facility for 30 days or longer, we are an ideal fit for anyone in Ohio who needs residential levels of care for alcohol use disorders.

Getting Help for Alcohol Use Disorder in Toledo, OH

When a person seeks help for alcohol use disorder that individual needs to understand their options when it comes to treatment. Most folks never need to seek alcohol treatment facilities, so the process is unfamiliar. With the right information, you can make the best choice for yourself or your loved one.

Some people are not sure if they have a problem or are calling for their loved ones and may not be sure of the extent or severity of abuse. From our experience usually, if you are making the effort to call, there is enough evidence of a problem that the next steps should be taken. It is best not to wait as the alcohol use rarely improves on its own.

When a person calls The Ridge, we do an initial phone screening, this takes about five minutes and it determines broadly if you (or your loved one) is/are an appropriate candidate for our residential alcohol rehab program. After we determine your eligibility you will do a pre-assessment with a licensed professional that will be more in-depth and is designed to help determine the appropriate level of care, whether detox or mental health help is needed, and forms the foundation of your treatment plan. Once this is reviewed you will then receive an intake date.

Usually, a full continuum of care is the best option if the person has been abusing alcohol for long periods. A full continuum of care offers multiple levels of treatment intensity and keeps the patient engaged in treatment as long as possible. This process is defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) and organizations such as the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

For alcohol use disorder, a common treatment plan may include

Alcohol detoxification: A person who abuses alcohol with enough frequency and amount (as determined by medical staff) will require a detox period in a medical facility. This is usually severaldays (the length is determined by medical need). In the case of The Ridge program, we will take the patient bed to bed once the detox protocol is complete. In many cases, we see patients who are not drinking every day or are more binge drinkers, or who may have already been through detox. We can accept them directly into our residential level of care after clearance from our physicians.

Residential Alcohol Rehab: This level of care is offered at The Stuckert house through The Ridge program. Guests will have several weeks of intensive daily programming. This residential programming includes one on one counseling, group counseling, weekly treatment team sessions to evaluate progress, and therapeutic adjuncts to treatment. At the residential level of care, clients stay at The Stuckert House 24 hours a day with clinical supervision. Clients are provided with meals, recreation, and exercise opportunities as part of their treatment episode.

Partial Hospitalization/PHP: This is a step down from residential care which allows for less supervision with daily treatment still occurring.

Aftercare: After completing the residential treatment program most patients benefit from having access to continued support. The Ridge provides a weekly aftercare group to serve this need. This extended period lasts for about 52 weeks and increases the chances of long-term recovery. It is recommended by our physicians and is part of The Ridge program. If you are too far from Cincinnati, we can help set you up with an equivalent aftercare experience in your area. We have people travel from Dayton and all over the region to attend our aftercare.

How Much Does Alcohol Rehab Cost at The Ridge?

Our program varies in length and intensity depending on your specific medical needs. We accept private health insurance and bill the out of network benefits for your treatment episode. This means that most people will have a copayment due on the day of admission.

We cannot accept Medicaid, Medicare or marketplace insurance plans as they do not offer out of network benefits. For more about our program costs please see this page.

How Long is The Ridge Residential Alcohol Rehab Program?

The Ridge program is based on medical necessity and that is determined throughout your treatment episode using clinical assessments, counselor and client input, and DSM-5 criteria. In general, the residential portion of the stay averages about 30 days. And the outpatient aftercare portion is 52 weeks. Detox, if necessary is completed before you are admitted to residential. Detox length can vary greatly depending on alcohol use habits and client health status.

If you are looking for drug or alcohol addiction treatment in Ohio, we can help. Contact us today to learn more about how our program can help you.

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