Events to connect People with the Disease of Addiction to Treatment

Walk in for Recovery also to provide Naloxone, Fentanyl Test Strips, Food and Hep A Vaccines

The Columbus and Franklin County Addiction Plan is hosting Walk in for Recovery events to connect people with the disease of addiction, especially those with Opioid Use Disorder, an opportunity to get connected to treatment.

The Recovery Walk-Ins will take place from noon-9 p.m., April 29-May 3, at the following locations:                                 

  • Stephens Community House, 1500 E. 17th Ave.
  • Central Community House, 1150 E. Main St.
  • OSU African American and African Studies Community Extension Center, 905 Mt. Vernon Ave. *(noon-5 p.m. only),
  • John Maloney Healthcare Center, 1905 Parsons Ave.
  • Columbus Neighborhood Health Center-Great Southern, 3781 S. High St.
  • Jordan’s Crossing, 342 N. Hague Ave.
  • APDS, 1409 Livingston Ave.

Services are available on a drop in basis and no appointment is needed.

The free community events also will include a meal, transportation, fentanyl test strips, naloxone and naloxone training, hepatitis A vaccines, substance use assessments, medication-assisted treatment assessments, and addiction information and support to connect individuals to treatment. All services are free and will be offered at most locations.

Walk in for Recovery is being held by the Columbus and Franklin County Addiction Plan which is working to address the opiate crisis by preventing opioid abuse and addiction, reducing the number of opioid-related deaths, expanding treatment access, and improving the safety of our community. Led by Columbus Public Health, the plan is a collaborative community effort of the City of Columbus, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, ADAMH, and many community organizations and stakeholders.

For questions about Walk in for Recovery, email For more information on the opiate crisis and the Columbus and Franklin County Addiction Plan.