Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse & Addiction Treatment Services


Treatment and ongoing support help you recover from alcohol abuse, heroin/opiate addiction, prescription drug addiction, and other drug addictions. Addiction is a disease that not only affects an individual, but also impacts all of those who are also involved in their life.

Community Mental Healthcare offers a variety of confidential services for those who are struggling with abuse or addiction. With offices located in Dover, New Philadelphia, and Carrollton, we make it as easy as possible for those living in Tuscarawas and Carroll counties to get treatment. For information about transportation services, please contact us using the information found HERE.

If you are experiencing an emergency, such as an overdose, call 911 immediately.

Community Mental Healthcare 24/7 Crisis Hotline:

Tuscarawas Hotline: 330.343.1811
Carroll Hotline: 330.627.5240

Alcohol, Heroin/Opiate, Drug Addiction Counseling:

An individual who is seeking recovery from substances such as alcohol, heroin, opiates, painkillers, cocaine, methamphetamine, inhalants, or other drugs may prefer the privacy and confidentiality that only face-to-face counseling can offer. Community Mental Healthcare’s individual counseling is comprehensive and coordinated, and may vary in intensity. The counseling sessions are designed to assist the individual achieve goals for recovery and independence. Appointments can be made with an individual counselor.

Group Counseling:
An individual who is seeking recovery from substance abuse may prefer counseling delivered in a group setting. The group is led by a highly skilled facilitator. The strength of group counseling is the built-in nature of multiple individuals within the group and the peer to peer support it offers. Group counseling for substance abuse is offered every Tuesday at Community Mental Healthcare’s Dover location from 4pm to 5:30pm.

BRIDGES: Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT)
Successful recovery from alcohol or opiate addiction requires a unique and long-term commitment from the individual and care provider. With built-in accountability and urine drug testing, our medically supervised program utilizes proven prescription drugs such as Vivitrol or Suboxone to decrease the withdrawal symptoms, while offering both individual and group counseling. The BRIDGES Program is located at Community Family Health Center at 204 South Bellevue Ave, Dover, Ohio 44622. For more information, visit the BRIDGES page or call the health center at 330.365.1781.

Intensive Outpatient Services (IOP)
This intense group counseling session consists of eight weeks of therapy that focuses on recovery, coping skills, and redefining one’s life without abusing substances. Members of the group are encouraged to develop a network of peers in the group for further support while remaining addiction-free. In addition to being a part of IOP, each member also is required to see an individual counselor. IOP meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4pm to 7pm. The group is facilitated by a licensed counselor who specializes in addiction services. Anyone struggling with addiction can join the group following an intake assessment.

Case Management for Substance Abuse Treatment
Case managers help individuals navigate the healthcare system and social service system to best support the individual throughout their recovery process. Case managers work hand-in-hand with healthcare providers to advocate for the individual by assisting them in the coordination of additional resources such as housing, community resources, and transportation.

Case managers have great knowledge of the resources available in our community and can be an essential component to one’s recovery process; especially as complexity of care expands. If you would like to learn more about Case Management for Substance Abuse Treatment, please call CMH at 330.343.6631.