Helpful Links

Harbor Behavioral Health
Harbor Behavioral Health, an affiliate of the ProMedica Health System, is the largest mental health provider in northwest Ohio and offers a wide-range of services including Alcohol & Other Drug Assessment & Treatment, as well as counseling for both the addict and those directly affected by addiction. Call 419.475.4449 or visit http://www.harbor.org.

Behavioral Connections of Wood County
Behavioral Connections of Wood County merged with Harbor in 2014 and is a not for profit comprehensive behavioral health care agency providing treatment for mental health and substance abuse concerns for residents of Wood County, Ohio. Call 419.352.1545.

Lucas County Heroin & Opiate Initiative
The Lucas County Heroin & Opiate Initiative is a collaboration of Harbor Behavioral Health and UMADAOP funded by the Lucas County Mental Health & Recovery Services Board. Their goal is to raise awareness, provide resources, and encourage all members of our community to do their part to help prevent others from abusing prescription medications and struggling with addition and fatal overdose.

Lucas County Prescription Drop Box Locations are located throughout Lucas County for the safe disposal of unused medications. Many users start with unused drugs from the medicine cabinet at home or the house of a friend or neighbor. For a list of drop-off box locations in Lucas County click the link above.

Questions to ask your doctor before taking a prescribed opioid

SCAT (Sylvania Community Action Team)
SCAT is a Youth, Parent & Community group to encourage healthy lifestyles for kids, and to discourage drug and alcohol use and other negative and unhealthy behaviors – not intervention, but prevention. A primary focus is encouraging  community and parent involvement with challenges that face our youth.

Rescue Mental Health and Addiction Services
Rescue Mental Health & Addiction Services is a professional behavioral healthcare organization dedicated to providing timely, compassionate, crisis care, recovery and evidence-based behavioral healthcare treatment services that promote health, hope and optimism.

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs. It is the nation’s largest nonprofit treatment provider, with a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982 founding of the Betty Ford Center. With 16 sites in 9 states, the Foundation offers prevention and recovery solutions nationwide and across the entire continuum of care for youth and adults.

Al-Anon and Alateen
Al-Anon is a mutual support group of peers who share their experience in applying the Al-Anon principles to problems related to the effects of a problem drinker or addict in their lives. It is not group therapy and is not led by a counselor or therapist; This support network complements and supports professional treatment.

Alateen is a peer support group for teens who are struggling with the effects of someone else’s problem drinking or addiction. Many Alateen groups meet at the same time and location as an Al-Anon group. Alateen meetings are open only to teenagers.

Nar-Anon
The Nar-Anon Family Groups is primarily for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction problem of someone very near to you.  As a twelve step program, Nar-Anon offers help by sharing experiences, strengths, and hope.

Gam-Anon
Gam-Anon is a 12 Step self-help fellowship of men and women who have been affected by the gambling problem of a loved one.

Co-Dependents Anonymous
Co-dependent relationships are a type of dysfunctional helping relationship where one person supports or enables another person’s addiction, poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility, or under-achievement.  This organization is for co-dependent individuals.

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA)
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) is a Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition program of men and women who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes including codependents and addicts of various sorts. The ACA program was founded on the belief that family dysfunction is a disease that infected us as children and affects us as adults.