Program Coordinator, Community OP, Jazzy Leeth, LSW The Community Outpatient program with The Counseling Center is a comprehensive behavioral health care option for all community members, adults, and adolescents, seeking support to address substance use disorder and mental health-related needs. This level of care provides individual counseling, peer-led group services, case management, and access to comprehensive primary care and options for Medication-Assisted Treatment as appropriate. Community Outpatient believes in meeting each client where they are in their recovery journey and acknowledges that our clients require
OU Chillicothe Social Work Intern, Lesley Scaggs, CDCA Credentialing is the process of verifying the qualification and backgrounds of professionals or organizations. I always knew that I wanted to help people - I just wasn’t sure how, but following a series of life events I realized I wanted to help folks who like me suffered from a substance use disorder. I was fortunate enough to have some pretty cool individuals pave the path of social work for me. They were living examples of how to get involved
The Counseling Center has a history of keeping supportive environments for recovery at the forefront of its strategic plan. TCC has been providing safe, supervised housing for our clients while in treatment since the mid-’90s.
It occurred to me then that what I was experiencing was a microcosm of what goes on in day to day life: I get stressed. I get busy. I get caught-up. And I forget about the reasons, the very important reasons, of why I am doing what I am doing.
We know that substance use and mental health disorders have the potential to impact a family entirely – and we want to be able to offer appropriate, impactful treatment to families.