Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio in Defiance, OH

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511 Perry Street
Defiance OH 43512

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Founded in 2004 and located in Defiance, Ohio, Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio is a private nonprofit facility, which make up about 77 percent of all treatment centers in Ohio; it is one of the 86 (21 percent) of Ohio facilities that offers residential treatment services. The center also offers outpatient services to clients seeking recovery from addiction. Medication assisted treatment is available at other clinics.


According to Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio's website, Serenity Haven is a women's long-term residential program, and it has room for 16 beds.

Treatment begins with a diagnostic assessment to establish each client's needs and create an individualized treatment plan. Individuals typically stay in treatment for 90 days, and the facility focuses on providing chemical dependency, mental health, and dual diagnosis services. The center is one of the 196 (47.9 percent) of Ohio facilities that provides treatment to individuals with co-occurring disorders.

Programming may include intensive group, family, and individual therapy. Group topics range from understanding addiction and recovery, creating a recovery lifestyle, to building sober supports. The residential homes are also designed to create a safe, substance-free environment.


Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio's website notes the treatment team includes case managers, therapists, counselors, social workers, nurses, and psychiatrists. One alum rated staff's level of experience and training four out of five stars.

Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio is one of the 216 (52.8 percent) of treatment facilities that is accredited by CARF.


Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio's residential program, Serenity Haven, can accommodate 16 women at one time.

One alum rated both the facility's accommodations and amenities and its meals and nutrition two out of five stars.


The one alum polled by at the time of this writing gave mostly positive feedback and gave three out of five stars when asked if they would recommend Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio. They gave four stars for connectivity, counseling options, and for its treatment for co-occurring disorders.

"friendly. few options. good people and effective," the alum wrote.

To date, the seven people to leave Google Reviews gave an average of 3.3 out of five stars, and mixed feedback. Two individuals noted the center only cares about money. However, another individual praised the center and its effectiveness. [1]


The seven individuals that left reviews on Indeed to date gave an average of 3.4 out of five stars, and mixed feedback. A couple staffers wrote negative reviews, and noted the center was stressful or had "horrible management." However, the other staffers praised their co-workers and the environment. [2]

"Not enough words to describe how great this company is. Fantastic people to work for and have the clients best intrest at heart at all times," a former employee wrote in a representative review.


Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio receives funding from United Way, grants, and donations. The website also notes that the center accepts Medicaid, private insurance, and client self-pay.

[1] GoogleReviews

Published on June 2019

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