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Mental Health/Substance Abuse

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Addiction Center - Drug Rehab 
A professional web guide that connects addicts and families with recovery and treatment options.

Becoming an Addiction Counselor

Addiction Services Council
Help Available 24/7
Offers addiction counseling, case management, family counseling, crisis intervention, relapse prevention

Addiction Resource

Affording Mental Healthcare During COVID

Alcohol Abuse and Addiction

Alcohol Addiction 
2014 Edgewater Dr. | #165 | Orlando, FL 32804

Alcohol Help

Alcoholics Anonymous 
(859) 491-7181 
Support group for people that are alcohol dependent. 
Hours of Operation: Dependent on meeting times
Treat suicidal clients? No
Current fees? None
Insurance accepted? No

Anti-bullying resources for college students

ARK Behavioral Health

Ask Our Doctors forum

Beating Stress as an Online College Student

Our guide helps online students learn about some of the unique mental health challenges that come with virtual learning (like increased stress, social isolation, and virtual learning fatigue), and actionable strategies for overcoming them. .

Beckett Springs 
Barbara Thompson: 513-942-9500, 
Inpatient and Outpatient Mental Health and Addictions Treatment. Must over 18. Open Beds. Must have a referral.
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Treat suicidal clients? Yes
Insurance accepted? Yes

Bedrock Recovery
An inpatient residential facility

Beech Acres Parenting Center
Offers parenting classes, foster parenting and mental health services for family.
Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? Case-by-case situation
Insurance accepted? Ohio Medicaid

Black Lives Matter, Substance Use, and Addiction Recovery in the United States
A resource to help individuals better understand how systemic racism is prevalent in substance use and addiction recovery. It discusses how outdated policies have created an unfair environment for people of color and proposes potential solutions for the future.

Brighton Recovery Center 
Intake (859) 282-9390, 
This 100 bed facility, located in Boone County, utilizes recovery dynamics. The focus is to help the women change their behavior, skills and attitudes related to their addictive lifestyles. 
Hours of Operation: Business Hours 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mon. - Fri. However, someone is always available 24/7
Treat suicidal clients? Can make referrals
Current fees? None
Insurance accepted? Yes

Brightview Health
Offers Clinical Care
Addiction Resource

Bullying Awareness & Prevention

The Care Connection United Way 211 Service 
Dial 211 on any non-cellular phone 
Access to services such as family counseling, help for a child or aging parent, information on health concerns and employment issues. Available 24/7. 

Catholic Charities (Counseling) 
Client Care Department (859) 581-8974,
Sliding scale fee starts at $10.Counselors within the program are experienced in many areas of practice and can help clients address a wide array of concerns. 
Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Catholic Social Services of NKY 
(859) 581-8974 
Child and adolescent counseling. Youth development services promote self-esteem and leadership. Volunteer activities. Parenting education, pregnancy and adoption counseling, school based services, substance abuse prevention and mental health services. 

Center for Chemical Addictions 
Intake, 513-381-6672
Medically monitored detox, short-term residential, aftercare, family education, Al-Anon, Outpatient Suboxone Program. 
Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? No
Current fees? Yes, dependent on the particular case
Insurance accepted? No

Central Community Health Board513-559-2097 
Assist residents of southwest Ohio and surrounding areas to achieve their greatest potential and well-being. 

Children's Home of Cincinnati 
Child focused center helping kids with learning or behavior disorders. Behavioral Health-Therapy.

Children of Domestic Violence, Inc. 
Provides emergency funds to purchase products and services for children of domestic violence. Family/Youth resource centers, Women's Crisis Center, social service agencies and police departments. 

College Student Mental Health Guide

Commonwealth Substance Abuse Specialists
7000 Houston Road Building 400 Suite 43
Florence, KY 41042
859) 371-4455

Counseling Services Gateway Tiffany Minard, (859) 815-7699 
Students seek free services on a confidential and voluntary basis. Services include, but are not limited to the following areas: crisis intervention, short-term support, consultation, and referral to a wide variety of community-based services. 

Crossroads Center
Intake, 513-475-5313
Has Residential programs for both men and women. Behavioral healthcare agency providing services to Hamilton County and Greater Cincinnati.

Detox Local
A comprehensive resource on every aspect of drug withdrawal, as well as a nationwide directory of medical detox centers. 1-866-315-7061

Accessibility Services Gateway 
(859) 442-4120 
Disability Services is here to help students with disabilities have equal access to all areas of a Gateway. Services are based on individual needs.

Family Care Counseling Solutions
Outpatient Treatment Center-Dual Diagnosis Recovery Solutions
525 5th West St. Covington, KY 41011
(859) 261-0086

Family Nurturing  Center - Parenting Classes
Ashley Draper (859) 538-1618 
Serving the Tri-State area. Services and programs focus on the education, prevention, and treatment of all forms of child abuse and neglect. 

Family Services of NKY 
(859) 291-1121 
Offers budget and consumer counseling, substance and sexual abuse counseling, and family life education. 

Find Help Now KY
Find treatment options for those experiencing substance abuse. Search by location, gender, type of treatment and more.

First Step Home (Women & Children) - Cincy Residential Recovery 
Residential and outpatient treatment program dedicated to women-centered care for addictions and co-occurring mental health and trauma related issues. First Step addresses the needs of women of all ages and life stages that bring complex issues to the recovery process. 
Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Insurance accepted? Yes - Ohio Medicaid only

Fiscal Tiger
How To Access and Pay For Mental Health and Addiction Recovery Services

Four ways to reduce stress and boost performance in the classroom

Friendship Club 
(859) 431-2134 
Social group for adult mental health consumers.

Guide to Substance Use in College
A resource that helps students identify and get help for potential substance use issues. It has detailed information on what students can expect to see during their time at school and provides actionable advice they can use for themselves or others. It also clarifies Myths commonly associated with college drinking and drug use.

Guide to Student Loans and Mental Health

Guide to Student Mental Health

How to Find a Job After Rehab
Our guide helps those recovering from substance abuse find a job after rehab, including job search and career resources to maximize their chances of getting hired.

Ion Center 
(859) 491-3335
Hours of Operation:  Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? Can make referrals
Current fees? N/A
Insurance accepted? N/A

Journey Recovery Center
Outpatient practice plan
(859) 415-9280

Kentucky Detox Centers
Provides free mental health and substance abuse resources for people at any stage of their recovery journey, including resources/treatment, warning signs, how to talk to a family member, definitions of different types of treatment and a local treatment center.

KY Online Treatment Provider Directory

Life Point Solutions 
Central Scheduling, Ohio 513-345-8555 Kentucky (859) 547-5750 
Life Point Solutions is a comprehensive counseling agency with expertise in mental health diagnosis and treatment. By using a practical, professional, and multi-faceted approach we help clients access the tools needed to get them back on track. 
Hours of Operation: OH and KY locations vary. Generally open Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? Yes
Current fees? N/A
Insurance accepted? Yes, all Ohio and Kentucky Medicaid

Lighthouse Youth Services 
The agency provides early childhood services; behavioral health and psychiatric services; home-based services to families; services to youth engaged with the juvenile justice system; community residential treatment facilities; foster care and adoption; independent living services; and opportunities through education.
Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? Yes
Insurance accepted? Yes

Live Another Day
Extensive information on mental health and substance use resources for People of Color. Their mission is equal access to life-saving resources.

Lexington Addiction Center

Louisville Addiction Center

Men for Sobriety 

Men with Depression 
Ervin Waldbilling 513-929-4071 
A support group for men with depression. Meets the first and third Monday of each month from 7 - 8:30 p.m. 

Men's Wellness Group 
(859) 431-2134 
Recovery Network Support Group. Meets weekly.

Mental Health America 
Jill King (N. KY) 877-361-4518
Northern KY - (859) 431-1077
SW OH - 513-721- 2910 
We are committed to preserving and strengthening the mental wellness of all individuals. Treatment on recovery options (Northern Kentucky & Southwest Ohio). 
Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? Yes
Current fees? None
Insurance accepted? No

Methadone Clinic 
Intake (859) 360-0250 
Long-term, on-site Methadone Maintenance Treatment. (NKY Med Clinic) 
Hours of Operation:  Mon. - Fri. 5 a.m. - 2 p.m., Sat. - Sun. 6 a.,. - 12 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? No
Current fees? $38
Insurance accepted? No

Personal Finance for people recovering from addiction

Support groups for family and friends of drug addicts. Call for meeting times and locations. 
Hours of Operation: Dependent on meeting times
Treat suicidal clients? No
Current fees? N/A
Insurance accepted? No

Narcotics Anonymous 
(859) 428-0698 or 513-820-2947,
Support for people with drug addiction problems. Call for times and locations of meetings. 
Hours of Operation: Dependent on meeting times
Treat suicidal clients? No
Current fees? N/A
Insurance accepted? No

Narcotics Anonymous 
Hope line.
Hours of Operation: Dependent on meeting times
Treat suicidal clients? No
Current fees? N/A
Insurance accepted? No

National Alliance for Mental Illness of NKY 
Betty 513-474-5989 
Joann (859) 647-9487 
A self-help organization for families and friends of someone who has a mental illness, as well as for consumers. 

National Empowerment Center 
Network for survivors. Staff available for speaking, education, training, and workshops. 
Hours of Operation: Mon. - Thurs. 9 a.m. - 4 pm., Fri. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? No
Current fees? No
Insurance accepted? No

New Hope Christian Center 
(859) 491-5616 
Counseling with teens and assistance with communication issues between children and parents. 

Nicotine Anonymous 
24 hour support for people with nicotine addiction problems. Meetings held on Tuesdays, 7 .p.m, at the Price Hill Community Church. Thursdays, 7 p.m., at the Hyde Park Methodist Church. Saturdays, 12:30 p.m.,at The Christ Hospital. 
Hours of Operation: Dependent on meeting times
Treat suicidal clients? No
Current fees? N/A
Insurance accepted? No

NKU on Campus Counseling 
(859) 815-7699 
NKU Interns can give you on campus support

NKY Addiction Helpline
(859) 415-9280
Get information, get help.
Hours of Operation: 24/7

NKY Hates Heroin Digital Resource Guide

NKY People Advocating Recovery 
(859) 292-2482 
People in recovery, family members and friends affected by addiction, people who work in the field or anyone who wants to advocate for recovery and recovery resources. 

Northkey Community Care 
Central intake 24-Hour ACCESS Line - (859) 331-3292 or 877-331-3292 
North Key Community Care provides mental health, substance use disorders and intellectual disability services. With 18 locations throughout Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen and Pendleton Counties, including an inpatient hospital for children.
Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? Yes
Current fees? None
Insurance accepted? Yes

NorthKey Community Care (Florence) 
7459 Burlington Pike
Florence, Ky 41042
(859) 525-6808 Ex-2


  • To schedule an appointment call NorthKey’s office and complete a 15-minute phone assessment.
  • Offer individual talk therapy counseling services.
  • Provide mental health and substance abuse services.
  • Mental health assessment (can take up to 3 days).
  • Offer medication services for qualified clients (appointments can be once a month).
  • Accept Medicaid Insurance and third party/private insurance.    

24 hours crisis line: (859) 283-9222 Ex: 1

North Key 
(859) 431-1888 
Offers adult treatment and evaluation. Centers for mental health and drug addictions. 
Hours of Operation: Mon., Tues., & Thurs., 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Wed. & Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? Yes
Current fees? Dependent on state of residency
Insurance accepted? Yes

North Key Children's Education and Support Group 
Connie Martina (859) 431-4450 
Information and support for children so they can understand the disease of addiction. Ages 6-12 who have a parent or guardian or significant adult in their life recovering from substance abuse. 
Hours of Operation: Mon. - Thurs., 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m., Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Parents and Caregivers of Children with Bipolar Disorder 
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m., at Children's Hospital Sabin Education Center, Rooms D-24 and D-25, 2nd floor. 

Peer Support Group 
Support group for people with depression, as well as other mental illnesses. Call for more information 10:30-4 p.m. Monday- Friday. 

Personal Finance for People in Recovery

Recovery, INC. 
Carol Jones 513-726-6123 
Self-help groups for people 18+. Provides will training to control anxiety, depression, etc. No fee charged, but voluntary contributions are accepted. 

Recovery Network of NKY
605 Madison Ave.
Covington, KY 41011​
(859) 431-2134

The Recovery Village - College Students Health
Recovery Village resources

Rehab Help

Renew Recovery
An outpatient addiction treatment program that offers structured and intensive outpatient program for substance abuse disorders.

Salvation Army Cincinnati 
513-351-3457 option 2 
The Adult Rehabilitation Center provides a facility for those dealing with addiction to drugs or alcohol to get their life back on track

Signs of a Prescription Drug Overdose

Meets 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, and Saturdays at 4 p.m., in Room A of the dining room at University Hospital. Call for more information (self managing and recovery training). 
Hours of operation: Dependent on meeting times

Schizophrenics Anonymous 
(859) 431-2134 
Weekly support group for those dealing with schizophrenia. Support in dealing with the outside world. Meetings are every Wednesday afternoon starting at 1:30 p.m. 
Hours of operation: Dependent on meeting times

Scholarship opportunities for students with mental health problems 

Sober Living Homes

Sober Nation- Recovery Resource

South Coast Behavioral Health
SCBH offers a full continuum of evidence-based and holistic care for addiction and mental health disorders in Orange County, California. Programs include detox, residential, and outpatient treatment along with specialty tracks for veterans and first responders and members of the Native American community.
(866) 634-9264

Substance Use Disorders, Addition and Recovery Resources

Substance Use Resources in Kentucky

You'll find a comprehensive listing of addiction services available in Kentucky. People can search by county or city and have access to all the 70+ types of services we cover in our database such as treatment, prevention services, language-specific services, & age-specific services.

Sun Behavioral Health-Greater Cincinnati Area
(859) 429-5188

St. Elizabeth Bridge Program
24/7 Helpline assists families and individuals in navigating treatment options
(859) 415-928-Kentucky

St. Elizabeth Falmouth Drug and Alcohol Treatment
(859) 572-3500

St. Elizabeth Hospital- Behavioral Health 
Intake Coordinator (859) 301-5900 (Edgewood); (859) 212-4215 (Florence) 
Inpatient care, Intensive outpatient treatment for psychiatry, Outpatient treatment, Psychological testing, Outpatient counseling, Educational programs, Medication management

St. Elizabeth Physicians Addiction Medicine
(859) 757-0717
Provide addiction program, medication assisted treatment and COR-12 Pathways

St Elizabeth Hospice: Grief Support for Kids 
James Ellis, (859) 292-4916,
A group for school aged children and their caregivers who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month during the school year. 
Hours of operation: 6:30 - 8 p.m.

St. Elizabeth Hospice: Journey through Grief Support Group 
James Ellis, (859) 292-4916,
A meeting class for adults dealing with grief and loss. The class meets every other week for 6 meetings. Call for start times and dates. 
Hours of operation: Dependent on meeting times 

St. Elizabeth Hospice: Men's Breakfast Club 
James Ellis, (859) 292-4916,
An informal, once a month, meeting for widowers. No reservations required. Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month 9:30 a.m. 
Hours of operation: Dependent on meeting times

St. Elizabeth Hospice: Parent's H.O.P.E. 
James Ellis, (859) 292-4916,
Helping overwhelmed parents endure meeting for parents who have experienced the loss of a child. Meets on the 2nd Monday evening each month 6:30 - 8 p.m. 
Hours of operation: Dependent on meeting times

St. Elizabeth Hospice: Journey through Grief-Grant County 
James Ellis, (859) 292-4916,
2x a month meeting for adults who have experience the death of a loved one. Meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday at a local restaurant, 3rd Monday at Crittendon Baptist Association Office 9:30 a.m.
Hours of operation: Dependent on meeting times

STEPS Substance Abuse Resource
Helping Students Kick Substance Abuse

Student Mental Health Guide

Student Suicide & Depression Awareness Guide

Additional Resources:

Substance Abuse & Mental Health (SAMI) 
Intake SAMI 513-558-8888/Adult intake 513-558-5801 
(SAMI)-referrals filter through MHAP=Mental Health Access Point=Central Clinic and Counseling for adults, children and families. Provides assessment, support, and connections for individuals and families who are in need of mental health services.
Hours of Operation: Someone is available 24/7. One-on -one services are by appointment only.
Treat suicidal clients? There is a licensed clinician available. Able to make referrals to inpatient services.
Current fees? None
Insurance accepted? No

Survivors After Suicide 
Diana 513-729-2960 
A support group for people who have experienced a suicide in the family. Meets every 3rd Monday, 7 - 9 p.m., Mercy Franciscan Terrace. 
Hours of operation: Dependent on meeting times

Survivors of Suicide-Christ Church 
(859) 441-1958 
Group is open to parents, siblings, relatives, friends, or spouse who has experienced suicide. No charge. Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., (United Church of Christ) 
Hours of operation: Dependent on meeting times

Talbert House 
Crisis or Immediate Assistance 513-281-CARE (2273)
Information or to Schedule an Appointment 513-221-4357
Services focusing on prevention, assessment, treatment and reintegration. Services are provided at multiple sites throughout Greater Cincinnati for children, adults and families. 
Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? Yes
Current fees? Case-by-case situation
Insurance accepted? Accepts most insurance

Transitions Daugherty House (Outpatient) 
(859) 431-2531 
Transitions, Inc. has been providing life-saving treatment to those with substance use disorders for over 40 years. Our mission is to help individuals, families and communities to break the cycles of substance abuse, family abuse, violence, crime and poverty. 
Insurance accepted? Yes

Transitions Detox 
(859) 291-1045 
Offers substance abuse treatment services. Provides treatment detox, halfway house, short and long term residential treatment options. Special programs/groups: Persons with HIV/AIDS. Men, DUI and DWI offenders. 
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Treat suicidal clients? No
Current fees? $25 admission fee for KY clients
Insurance accepted? Yes

Transitions Droege (Men) 
(859) 291-1045 
Men's Residential Intake 

Transitions Grateful Life Center
(859) 359-4500 
Men Only

Transitions Willow Run
(859) 261-8600
Sober living program with individual apartments.

Transitions WRAP (Women)
(859) 491-2090 
Women's Residential Intake 
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Insurance accepted? Yes

Tulip Hill Recovery

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VA Medical Center- Cincinnati 
513-861-3100 Follow prompts for mental health or recovery or hit x-6367 for chemical dependency. 
Veterans who receive specialty mental health care have a Mental Health Treatment Coordinator (MHTC). The MHTC's job is to understand the overall mental health goals of the Veteran. 
Languages: Spanish
Hours of Operation:
  Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? Yes
Current fees? Case-by-case situation
Insurance accepted? Yes

Women for Sobriety 

Women Helping Women (Cincinnati)
513-977-5541 - 24 hr., Crisis line 513-381-5610, 
Women Helping Women empowers survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking by providing advocacy, support and options for safety and educates the community to create social change. Domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking. 

Women's Wellness Group 
(859) 431-2134 
Recovery Network support group. Meets each Tuesday at 1 p.m. 

Young Child Institute 
Lisa Berneath 513-751-3133 
Provides consultation, intervention, and clinical treatment services for children ages birth to five years of age and their primary caregivers.
Hours of Operation:
  Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Treat suicidal clients? No
Current fees? $130.00 for initial assessment, $90.00 hourly after assessment
Insurance accepted? Yes. However, they do not bill the insurance companies. A client would have to pay for services out of pocket, then get reimbursed from their insurance company.

24 Hour YWCA Domestic Violence Hotline
Crisis counseling, risk assessment, information, referrals, safety planning, and support for survivors in Adams, Brown, Clermont and Hamilton counties 24 hours a day.
CALL: 513-872-9259
TEXT: 513-436-3606