Resources are available all across the state of Ohio for individuals in and seeking recovery. Below you will find helpful links and resources to get connected all across Ohio and the Country!
OCAAR is always looking for new resources. If you or your organization would like to be a part of the OCAAR resource list, please contact
Faces and Voices of Recovery
Faces & Voices of Recovery is dedicated to organizing and mobilizing the over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, our families, friends and allies into recovery community organizations and networks, to promote the right and resources to recover through advocacy, education and demonstrating the power and proof of long-term recovery.
Many Faces 1 Voice
The Anonymous People is a great way to catalyze a dialogue on addiction awareness, and recovery advocacy in your community. The film has teamed up with independent film distributor Kino Lorber to make bringing The Anonymous People to your local area easier than ever. You can now acquire institutional rights to permanently use this educational and inspirational film in your prevention, treatment, or recovery program, high school, hospital, university, jail, faith-based group, and other training programs!
National Association for Children of Alcoholics
NACoA affiliate organizations across the country are offering a variety of summer opportunities for children living with parental addiction to participate in programs designed to bring hope, healing, and recovery to families.
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids translates the science of teen drug use and addiction into actionable information and guidance. We help families understand the ever-changing drug landscape, learn how to effectively communicate with teens, and provide direct support to parents dealing with a child’s drug use.
The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities
The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA) is the statewide organization that represents the interests of Ohio’s county Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Boards at the state level. The Association works with a variety of governmental bodies including the Ohio General Assembly, the Office of the Governor, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, and other organizations and coalitions to seek support for initiatives that will help expand and enhance mental health and substance abuse prevention, treatment, and support services.
Drug Free Action Alliance
Drug Free Action Alliance is a statewide, 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization founded in 1987. They deliver up-to-date information and develop initiatives that serve the immediate needs of those working to prevent substance abuse throughout the State of Ohio and beyond. While young people are our primary target population, they also engage in efforts to promote healthy lifestyles for all Ohioans.
The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health and Family Service Providers
The Ohio Council is a statewide trade and advocacy association that represents 150 private, nonprofit organizations that provide alcohol and other drug addiction, mental health, and family services. The Ohio Council provides four core sets of services to its members: policy and legislative advocacy; member support and technical assistance; product and service development, generally through endorsed vendor programs; and educational opportunities.
The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is to provide statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans.