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Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services

Drug Rehab Center in Amherst, Ohio

  • Opioid Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Alcoholism

Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services in Amherst, OH offers personalized and comprehensive treatment programs for addiction and mental health issues, with various modalities and levels of care, and is staffed by a compassionate team of professionals.

About This Ohio Facility

Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services offers a comprehensive range of services and treatment programs to individuals struggling with addiction or mental health issues in Amherst, OH. This facility provides treatment for alcoholism, opioid addiction, and dual diagnosis for all ages with customized plans tailored to the individual's needs. Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services follows a comprehensive and personalized approach to healing and offers various levels of care, including dual-diagnosis, aftercare support, outpatient, and intensive outpatient.

Various modalities are available at Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma Therapy, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. The facility is CARF accredited and also accepts private health insurance. Furthermore, the compassionate team of doctors, therapists, counselors and specialists at Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services dedicates themselves to providing hope and healing to those struggling with addiction or mental health issues.

  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations


    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is a non-profit organization that specifically accredits rehab organizations. Founded in 1966, CARF's, mission is to help service providers like rehab facilities maintain high standards of care.

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Opioids are a set of drugs prescribed for pain relief. Health care providers prescribe opioids for relief of severe pain after major surgeries and in conditions like cancer. Oxycodone, fentanyl, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine are some of the commonly prescribed opioids. They also include illegal drugs of abuse like heroin. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive seeking of opioids, even when they are not required medically.

    Opioid addiction treatment involves medication-assisted therapy (MAT) in which medicines, counseling, and behavioral therapies are all employed. Opioid addiction treatment is a comprehensive approach at Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services in Amherst, OH that boosts the treatment success rate and provides sustained recovery.

    Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services in Ohio knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.

    Levels of Care Offered at Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) comprise regular visits to the Ohio facility that provides the therapy. IOP is suitable for patients who have been treated in residential treatment programs. Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.

    Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Ohio. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

    Facilities like Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.

    Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Amherst, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.

    Therapies & Programs

    Therapy plays a major role in addiction recovery. It encourages patients to get to the root of their addiction and learn how to better handle the issues that led to using. Therapy can be conducted in group and one on one settings. In Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services‘s individual therapy, the patient meets with the therapist in a one on one setting. This allows them to focus on the underlying issues of addiction and come up with solutions to prevent future abuse.

    One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Addiction involves everyone in a family, not only the addict. Couples therapy can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged.

    When the whole family is involved, healing can be far more successful. Family counseling involves genetic factors to the family of the addict. This offers the means to cope with addiction and its underlying emotional disorders for loved ones. It is a helpful method for addicts in helping to adjust to sober living.

    Attending group therapy at Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services in Amherst, Ohio allows those seeking sobriety to realize they are not alone in their battles. This is when a group of people all in different phases of recovery get together and speak about their battles. They talk about their triggers, their successes, their failures, and the things they can do to get on and stay on a sober path. These sessions also teach life skills, communication, healthy habits, and can include alternative types of therapy.

    Trauma therapy allows people who struggled with a past trauma to face the situation and learn to overcome the situation. Many people who went through trauma early on, struggle with addiction later in life. By addressing the trauma and moving past the issues, it can help someone attending treatment at Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services in Amherst, OH move forward with their recovery and begin to take a better hold of their sober future.

    The relationship between the thoughts, feelings, and actions of a patient is explored by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). As an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol in Amherst, Ohio, it helps to create a balanced response to thoughts and feelings. Effective communication between users and those around them is also encouraged. It is an efficient treatment for individuals suffering from all sorts of addictions, professionally provided by Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services.

    Patient Experience

    Experiential Therapy at Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services

    This is a type of therapy that involves activity to recreate situations that may have caused trauma or negative emotions. Experiential therapy at Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services in Amherst, OH can involve acting, props, arts and crafts, animal care or other tools that may be effective.

    This therapy is done on an individual basis and can help revisit and heal from past traumas. Trust between the therapist and individual is important for success. Experiential therapy can help you more closely become you and move through life in a positive and authentic manner.

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

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    Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services Location and Directions
    Address Information554 North Leavitt Road
    Amherst, Ohio 44001 Phone Number(440) 984-3882 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Amherst, Ohio Addiction Information

    Ohio is suffering from a drug abuse problem that is costing thousands of its residents their lives every single year. Opioids, particularly Fentanyl and heroin, are the leading drugs in the state. The state ranks in the top 10 for illicit use of painkillers. Opioid-related overdose rates in Ohio are by far some of the highest in the country.

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