Rehab Centers for Benzo Addiction in Ohio

Last updated: 27 June 2022


When someone is struggling with an addiction to these drugs, they should first attend a medical detox program. Within the state of Ohio, there are different types of medical detox facilities, and inpatient and outpatient drug rehab centers to help addicts and their families.

List of Benzodiazepine Treatment & Detox Centers for Ohio

The list below will help you on how to find the different Detox & Rehabs for Benzodiazepine Addiction in Ohio. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact a treatment specialist at 1-800-304-2219.

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Benzodiazepine Abuse in the state of Ohio

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put together the prescribing rates by drug type and for each state. In 2012, in Ohio, the prescribing rate was 41.3 prescriptions for benzodiazepines per 100 persons, which brings it to the rank of 20th highest rate of all states. This is why a prescription monitoring program was necessary for Ohio State. It's called the Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS), which is used by pharmacists or prescribers to find the prescription history information on their patients, so they can recognize abnormal prescribing and provide help to their patients who have issues with addiction or abuse of prescription drugs.

Benzodiazepines are a commonly prescribed drug within the United States, and there are over 2000 different types of benzodiazepines that exist, however; there are only 15 that are approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Some of the common brand names for benzodiazepines include Ativan, and Xanax, which are short-acting; Valium and Librium, which are long-acting, and Klonopin and Halcion. Benzodiazepines are commonly abused and are easy to purchase illegally. Addicts will often use these drugs with alcohol or central nervous system stimulants. When doing this, the user is putting themselves at great risk of overdose. The combinations of benzodiazepines and alcohol are responsible for countless overdose deaths throughout the United States.


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Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS


on June 27, 2022

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.