Ashland County Council on
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse



You Don’t Have to Be Alone

Addiction is a lonely place to be. Fear, anger, the sense that life is spinning out of control—the feelings can overwhelm you and your loved ones, especially when you’re not sure where to turn for understanding and support.




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A New Lease on Life

You don’t have to have it all together to get help. At the Ashland County Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (or ACCADA), we know everyone has a different story to tell, and we will meet you where you’re at to provide the resources and treatment to improve your life.

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Tell Us Your Story

Everyone has a unique story. We’re here to listen and learn about your current situation.

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Get Help

Once you’ve shared your story, we’ll put together a treatment plan that’s specific and individualized to your needs.

Our Services

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Keep Walking

Recovery is a journey. We’re here to walk with you, celebrate every victory and provide continued support.

*If you’re unable to keep your appointment, please call us to reschedule.


  • Managing Opioid Medications Since we are in an opioid epidemic most people know that there are risks associated with opiate-based painkillers.  We know that in the early 2000s the medical system began to increase the use of opioid painkillers. This was due to a movement in the medical system to better address pain in those suffering from various medical problems. more
  • Alcohol and Drug Prevention at A.C.C.A.D.A. Almost everyone today knows someone directly or indirectly that has been affected by the opiate crisis in our country.  Families, communities, schools religious organizations and the government are all scrambling to try and find a solution to this ever growing issue. more
  • School Prevention Programs Key To Fighting Opiate Crisis Guest Column: A.C.C.A.D.A. Alcohol/Drug Prevention Kris Hickey has worked as a prevention educator in Ashland County for 27 years. She is employed at A.C.C.A.D.A. and is a State Certified Prevention Consultant. more

Upcoming Events

April 23, 2021

RAP Course - APRIL 2021

RAP is often offered as a constructive alternative to jail time for people who receive a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) or OVI (Operating a Vehicle Impaired). RAP provides a 72-hour education course on alcohol and drugs, as well as traffic safety

Event Calendar

Ashland County Council on
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

310 College Avenue
Ashland, Ohio 44805
Phone: (419) 289-7675
Hours: M-F 8:30am - 5:30pm

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