ECI Intervention Counties
CompDrug offers comprehensive services in prevention, intervention and treatment to those seeking help for their addictions and mental health issues. It is now the largest opioid treatment program in Ohio, offering medication-assisted treatment using FDA-approved medications.
CompDrug continues as an additional community-based partner to the ECI project and will provide support for in-person naloxone distribution in Highland County when/if those efforts can be resumed.
Integrated Services for Behavioral Health
Integrated Services for Behavioral Health (“Integrated Services”) provides community-based behavioral health services in Southeastern and Central Ohio. The substance use and behavioral health services, among others that they provide, are designed to be carefully blend with primary healthcare to operate in a more holistic way. Integrated Services works with local partners to advance evidence-based programs that promote community-minded, healthy neighborhoods.
Integrated Services provides a variety of services including:
- In-home services
- Active Kinship Navigator program
- Substance use treatment
- Behavioral health services
The Kinship Navigator program is for current and potential kin caregivers to access and understand information about their legal rights. This program also:
- Facilitates access to community resources
- Explores possible financial assistance for non-parents
- Provides social support and connections among caregivers
This intervention will collaborate with Integrated Services to expand their Kinship Navigator Program by providing training modules about interacting with a family member who uses substances and providing information on opioid overdoses for kinship caregivers.
Integrated Services is certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS). They are also accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
Harm Reduction Ohio
Harm Reduction Ohio is an Ohio-based non-profit organization that supports evidence-based drug policy with a focus on human rights. Harm Reduction Ohio aims to promote health equity, eliminate the stigma of drug usage, empower drug users to take care of themselves and one another, and reduce the harms associated with drug use and drug policy. They are the only layperson organization legally authorized to distribute naloxone in Ohio.
For more information, please visit their website. While there, you can click the “order here” button to order a free naloxone kit.