Ohio Supports Opioid Recovery High School - Buprenorphine Doctors

Ohio Supports Opioid Recovery High School

(July 18, 2019)

Columbus, Ohio supports a high school for teens recovering from addiction, reports WOUB. Heartland High provides specialized treatment and schooling for teenagers recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. For recovering high schoolers, returning to old friend groups can threaten relapse. Paige Stewart, head of the school, says, “When you go [to treatment] and you go back to your school of origin, you’re around the same people you used [drugs] with before, the same people who might be dealing to you. You’re around the same stressors.”

But Heartland High gives its tiny student body access to both peer groups and a recovery coach instead, which Stewart touts as crucial support. Student engagement continues between sessions through a summer program. And as for education, Heartland designs individual online course schedules to help students make up for their time in rehab. There are less than 50 similar recovery high schools in the country, and though there’s little research to conclude they’re the best option, Stewart is optimistic for the good Heartland can do.

Learn more about Heartland High here. To find an opioid rehab center or doctor in Ohio, look here or here.


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