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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get help?

Call (440) 989-4900 to access our intake department. They will guide you on the fastest way to get treatment.

Don’t you have walk-in days?

We do, however we encourage each person to call our Intake department at (440) 989-4900 to pre-register. This will shorten the time you will be at the assessment process and allow us to explain what is needed to be brought in.

How long will the assessment take?

You should plan on 2-3 hours depending on your individual circumstance

What happens if I don’t have insurance?

We have a variety of funding options available that may assist in covering part or all of your treatment – please contact us for more information

How long will I be in treatment?

Treatment is individualized based on your needs, intensity and participation.

What’s the wait list for residential?

The waitlist will vary. Our promise to you is that if we cannot get you in we will find you somewhere to get residential help.

What if I need inpatient detox?

The LCADA Way partners with many different inpatient detox centers. We will work with you and your insurance to find one that fits.

What happens if I can't get into treatment right away?

We offer Pre-treatment groups to help monitor your health and begin the treatment goals for your recovery.

Can I get Suboxone ONLY?

Suboxone cannot be prescribed without treatment. http://codes.ohio.gov/oac/4731-11-12

Suboxone alone does not work. The LCADA Way will only prescribe Suboxone to customers who show motivation and want to change.

What if I don’t have transportation to sessions?

Transportation is available to the majority of our services based on need and location. Your counselor can help organize this service after the Assessment process. Tele-health is also an option when transportation is not available.

Will treatment require me to miss work?

The LCADA Way offers morning and evening sessions to accommodate working customers. Some courses of treatment may require you to attend Day Treatment, which is from 9am to Noon each day.

What is the difference between Vivitrol and Suboxone?

Suboxone is made up of Buprenorphine, a partial opioid agonist with a high affinity for mu-opioid receptor. Basically, that part of Suboxone reduces opioid cravings. Suboxone is also made up of Naloxone. Naloxone helps works as an antagonist and helps block any opioid in the your system.

Vivitrol (Naltrexone) is a once every 28 day shot that is a pure antagonist. It works by blocking the opioid receptors in your brain from receiving any pleasure from taking opioids. Vivitrol is non-addictive and can be used for Alcoholism as well. Visit https://www.vivitrol.com/About/HowVIVWorksOPD

My family doesn't understand. Will they also be helped?

The LCADA Way has developed a family group to help educate families and loved ones about addiction. Family is encouraged to be a part of the treatment process.

Why is my family involved or asked to be involved?

Addiction is a family disease that affects all family members. Family group help families learn how to take care of self so that they can be supportive of their love ones.

Support By

Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain County
United Way of Greater Lorain County
The Nord Family Foundation
Community Foundation of Lorain County
Metka Foundation
Medina County Drug Abuse Commission (MCDAC)
EMH Foundation

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