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The Addictions service line provides intensive substance use disorder programming, with a focus on opiates, to adolescents, adults and families. Integrated care includes; assessment, day reporting, Medication Assisted Treatment and counseling in outpatient, residential and jail settings. 

Services provided in Brown, Butler, Clinton, Hamilton and Warren counties.

ADAPT for Men and Women  

The comprehensive residential and outpatient program provides services for drug and alcohol addicted adults charged with drug-driven felony offenses through the Hamilton County Drug Court. Services include chemical dependency education and treatment, criminality/behavior modification, frequent and random drug testing, vocational/educational services, family counseling and a variety of supportive services. This program is offered through a partnership between Talbert House, Central Community Health Board, First Step Home and Prospect House. 

See our Hamilton County Court Guide for more information and additional services.

Burnet Intensive Services (BIS)

Burnet Intensive Services (BIS) is a residential treatment program for males incarcerated through the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction or involved with the Adult Parole Authority. This program offers substance abuse assessment, education, individual and group counseling, self-help groups, alcohol and drug testing, corrective thinking, case management and various specialty services.

Day Reporting

These addictions programs provide daily intervention and accountability to Hamilton County probationers using a cognitive-behavioral approach. The program is a partnership with the Hamilton County Municipal and Common Pleas Courts. Services include monitoring, daily reporting, substance use treatment, random drug screens, risk/needs assessment and life skills training. Job search assistance, educational services and financial management services are available.


See our Hamilton County Court Guide for additional services.


Driver Intervention Program (DIP)

Certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OMHAS), DIP provides prevention and assessment within a hotel setting for first-time DUI offenders in the state of Ohio. The program is designed to reduce the likelihood of repeat DUI behavior. The weekend program is offered Thursday evening through Sunday afternoon. Services include alcohol and drug education, traffic safety and referral. Bilingual counselors and materials are also available for Spanish and Russian-speaking clients.

Each program will be held at the Hyatt Place Sharonville Convention Center11345 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246.

Participants have the following options for payment preference:

  • $225 now, remaining balance due one week prior to program date
  • $570 for a private room
  • $375 for a shared room

Visit to complete payment.

Submit the form below to reserve your spot. Please call (513) 659-4162 or (513) 861-0035 to confirm your online registration.

Engagement Center

The Engagement Center is a triage unit for individuals struggling with opiate addiction, including those who have experienced an opioid overdose or are at high risk to reuse due to withdrawal symptoms. The Engagement Center focuses on engagement with treatment services and discharge planning for successful long-term recovery. Engagement Center referrals must be initiated by calling 513-338-8738.

The Engagement Center is funded in part by Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board. Grants awarded by the Louis & Louise Nippert Charitable Foundation, the Jacob G. Schmidlapp Trusts, Fifth Third Bank and the Spaulding Foundation provide additional funding.

Mental Health Day Reporting

This program provides daily treatment and reintegration as an alternative to incarceration for Hamilton County residents with a mental health diagnosis being served in both Hamilton County Municipal and Common Pleas Courts. The program is a collaboration between the Mental Health Court Team, Crossroads Center and Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health. Using a cognitive behavioral approach, services include monitoring, daily reporting, case management, drug testing, risk/needs assessment and life skills training. Job search assistance, educational services and financial management services are available.

See our Hamilton County Court Guide for additional services.


Turning Point

This chemical dependency community corrections program for Hamilton County provides assessment, treatment and reintegration services in a residential setting for adult men convicted of multiple DUI or alcohol/drug offenses. Services include orientation, assessment, educational sessions, individual, group and family counseling, a six-month Continuing Care Program, and other supportive activities.

See our Hamilton County Court Guide for additional services.

Access to services
To find services near you, call 513-221-HELP(4357).  
In crisis or need immediate assistance 24/7 call 513-281-CARE(2273) or Text Talbert to 839863. 
If you are a veteran in need of resources, call 513-281-VETS (8387)
In an emergency call 911.