New rehab center planned in Preble County

New drug rehab center planned in Preble County. (WDTN Photo/Justin Kraus)
New drug rehab center planned in Preble County. (WDTN Photo/Justin Kraus)

EATON, Ohio (WDTN) – A new rehabilitation home is slated to open in Preble County.

The Mental Health and Recovery Board of Preble County approved the opening a new residential treatment facility.  It will house up to 16 people and can assist up to 64 people in need of help beating a drug addiction.

The Register-Herald reports that the recovery services group, Sojourner, will provide financial assistance for renovation and construction.

The treatment will be covered by Medicaid, but patients will need to paid for room and board.

The home will provide treatment for almost any type of substance abuse including prescription drugs, alcohol, meth and heroin addiction.

I think our community is crying out for answers on the drug problem we have and providing residential supportive housing like this can help lead to a more drug free community, which is always our goal,” said Amy Raynes, director, Mental Health and Recovery Board of Preble County to the Register-Herald.

The exact location of the new facility is still being decided.  It will cost about $125,000 a year to operate once complete.

Visit the Register-Herald online to learn more.

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