Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County's Addiction Services provides substance use disorder treatment, problem gambling treatment, prevention, and intervention services. We help individuals and families find a treatment program and a recovery life that works.
Treatment Services Include:
- Screening and Assessment
- Outpatient counseling
- Intensive outpatient counseling
- Family counseling
- Medicated assisted treatment
- Home-Based Counseling Team
- Referral to other treatment and Mental Health Services
- Going into the community to reach those in need of Substance Use Disorder and related services
- Working with community businesses
- Engaging with the Faith Based Communities
- Working through the courts and the police departments to assist in addiction related problems
Diagnosis, what does that mean?
Diagnosis is based on scientifically developed criteria involving your personal interactions with mood altering substances or gambling
The Adult Outpatient program is approximately 16 weeks long but depends on the individual’s response to treatment as well as their life circumstances.
Core 12 Medicated Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Our Core 12 program is fully client centered. Our 3 tracks (Suboxone to Vivitrol, Vivitrol Only, or medication free) have no specific program lengths of time. The length of the treatment episode is determined by the client’s readiness and our highly licensed medical and therapeutic staff. Each stage of treatment is an inclusive process that allows the client to be involved in all decisions concerning their recovery journey.
Community Based Addictions Therapy (CBAT)
CBAT provides intensive substance abuse treatment including peer support to those individuals diagnosed with Opioid or other Use Disorder who are unable to attend treatment onsite. The services will be provided in the home or community. The team consist of a Physician, Social Services, Nurse Practitioner, RN, Counselor, and Peer Support. Criteria is Montgomery Resident, 18 and older, medical or other condition that limits mobility.
Prevention Services Include:
- Strengthening Families – parenting education for children and their families (meals included)
- Risky Business – Sessions for youth to improve decision-making in high risk situations
- Coalition involvement – Community Overdose Action Team, as well as the Montgomery County Prevention and Problem Gambling Prevention Coalitions
Specialty Care Groups Include:
- Women’s Trauma Group – supports women who have experienced trauma
- Young Peoples’ Group – helps with the day-to-day challenges of coping with life and substance use
- Male Awareness Group – deals with lifestyle and substance issues unique to men
- MAT Awareness Group – aid those using Medication Assistance Treatment during their recovery
What do I need to do to receive services?
Call Addiction Services at (937) 461-5223. Schedule an assessment for your alcohol, drug or gambling behavior or walk in and receive immediate access to services. The assessment will be completed by a professional licensed counselor. Treatment options will be offered.
Ways to pay:
- Addiction Services accepts Medicaid. Montgomery County residents without insurance will need to apply for Medicaid Benefits (with substance abuse services included)
- If you are not eligible for Medicaid, fees will be adjusted based on the ability to pay
- Non-Montgomery County residents can receive treatment, but must pay for services through Medicaid (that includes substance abuse treatment) or other payment source
- Self-pay is an option.
- Addiction Services does not accept private insurance
- Gambling services are free for any Montgomery County resident who is not Medicaid eligible or cannot afford to pay for services
Commonly asked questions:
Diagnosis... What does that mean?
Diagnosis is based on:
- Kind of problems
- Number of problems
- How serious are your problems
- How long you have been using
- How much you use
Addiction Services works closely with ADAMHS, OMHAS, Montgomery County Courts and Probation Departments, Children’s Services Board, Head Start, Homefull, Places, the Job Center, OASIS House, Montgomery County Office of Ex-Offender Reentry and many others to help meet our clients’ needs. Addiction Services has a close relationship with a variety of support systems including AA, NA, Al-Anon, GA, and Families of Addicts (FOA).