Frequently Asked Questions

How do I go about getting help with my addiction to drugs/alcohol?
The first step is to schedule an appointment to complete and Alcohol and Other Drug Assessment. You may schedule that appointment with Sojourner Recovery Services by contacting the Intake Coordinator at (513) 896-3496.
Do you have to live in Butler County to receive services?
No, you do not have to live in Butler County to receive services. Sojourner provides services to clients from many counties including Butler, Hamilton, Clermont, Preble, Warren, and Montgomery.
How long is your waiting list for services?
The waiting list for each location is different and fluctuates however most individuals are able to get into services within 4 days of their first contact with us.
How long is your treatment program?
Sojourner provides individualized treatment. Thus, length of treatment is different for each client and can vary from three to six months.
What is the cost?
We accept Medicaid (CareSource, United Healthcare, Molina, and Buckeye), MyCare plans, as well as self-pay. If you are uninsured and are a resident of Butler, Warren, Clinton, or Preble counties please contact our clinic to find out if you are eligible for assistance with paying for treatment. Patients who are not self-pay are responsible for their co-payments for medication and services.
Is treatment confidential?
Yes, treatment is confidential. However, Sojourner clients are required to sign Disclosure of Consent forms for all referral sources and other agencies with which clients are involved or received services.
What types of treatment (Levels of Care) are there?
We offer Non Intensive Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization,  and Residential treatment services, as well as Ambulatory Detox and Medication-Assisted Treatment when appropriate.
What can I bring to residential treatment?

Clients are limited to 2 bags per person and should only bring necessary items. Suggested items include: 1-2 weeks worth of clothing (washer and drying are available), toiletries, blanket, pillow, alarm clock, cash for vending machines, and cigarettes (only to be used outdoors in designated smoking areas). Do not bring: valuables, cell phones, weapons of any kind (including pocket knives).

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How long will I receive Medicated Assisted Treatment?
Treatment needs are individually based. You will meet with your doctor frequently when beginning services for evaluation of medication adjustments or concerns. You will continue to receive MAT services as long as you are treatment compliant.
What happens if I miss an appointment?
Follow up appointments are vital to successful recovery, if you miss any group, individual appointment, or medical appointment we strongly encourage you to follow back up with your assigned provider. You may reschedule with our outpatient services by calling 513-868-7654 or with our medical clinic by calling 513-896-3497.