The Bureau of Correctional Recovery Services is a partnership between the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) to treat offenders who are in need of substance abuse recovery programming. The Bureau works to instill in offenders an improved sense of responsibility and the ability to become law-abiding citizens. Our licensed treatment professionals build on evidence-based research and practical knowledge to:
The treatment regimen includes screening and treatment recommendations for all reception inmates; various intensities and modalities of AOD programs at parent institutions; and continuing care that includes referrals to supportive and treatment-enhancing activities throughout the inmate’s incarceration. As recovery offenders approach release, referrals to community providers that deliver recovery supports are offered via the OhioMHAS Community Transition Program.
John Sexten, Chief
Columbus, OH 43222
The broad range of services offered within ODRC institutions begins with reception center alcohol and other drug (AOD) screening and treatment recommendations. Parent institutions offer structured programming that included cognitive behavioral treatment programs and therapeutic communities. The services include: