Fellow citizens, as you well know, our region became the epicenter of the opioid epidemic approximately 2 decades ago. Big Pharma targeted our region with an influx of medications under the guise of non-addictive healthcare and pain management. Local pharmacists and physicians were targeted in this strategy, and our families and neighborhoods were changed almost instantly. In a matter of years, our declining employment opportunities reached levels of despair. Neighborhoods were left in disrepair, and our loved ones throughout southcentral Ohio witnessed the deaths
It’s the assumption that treatment agencies owe Portsmouth. And this completely disregards and minimizes the positive things treatment centers bring to this community; what the recovery community brings to Portsmouth.
Our program focuses on individuals' needs to successfully reenter society and live a life of recovery.
Through community partnerships and continued funding secured by the ADAMHS Board, TCC has been able to adapt the model of ORT and make it more effective for the current climate of the needs we have locally.
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.