Ashtabula County Recovery Drug Court

What is a Recovery Drug Court?

The Recovery Drug Court program involves participants who have been charged with a nonviolent, misdemeanor-level drug offense. Misdemeanor-level drug charges in Ohio include:

  • Possessing or manufacturing drug paraphernalia and drug use instruments
  • Possessing hashish
  • Possessing Schedule III, Schedule IV, or Schedule V controlled substances less than the bulk amount
  • Possessing counterfeit controlled substances
  • Using harmful substances with the purpose of becoming intoxicated or high
  • Permitting one’s vehicle to be used for the commission of a felony-level drug offense

What does Recovery Drug Court treatment involve?

The levels of care required vary for each participant in the Recovery Drug Court program, ranging from residential treatment and partial hospitalization to intensive outpatient treatment

The Lake Area Recovery Center Recovery Drug Court Treatment Team includes professionals who are highly-trained in handling judicial matters relating to substance use and providing evidence-based therapies such as:

  • Individualized substance use disorder (SUD) treatment
  • Integrating dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) with the Twelve Steps program
  • Relapse prevention
  • Peer support and case management management services
  • Individual and group counseling

We hold various outpatient addiction recovery programs that address the complex issues surrounding substance use and criminal behavior:

  • Anger management - Aggression Replacement Therapy (ART) program
  • Problem-solving - Thinking for a Change (T4C) program
  • Criminal thinking - Moving in New Direction (MIND) program
  • Driver intervention - AWARE program

Contact Lake Area Recovery Center for more information on our recovery drug court program.