Buckeye Counseling Services

Buckeye Counseling Services


Located in downtown Lancaster, Ohio, Buckeye Counseling Services provides a range of outpatient-based substance use treatment services, including drug and alcohol assessments, individual and group counseling, educational classes, and a short-term residential program designed for DUI offenders.


Buckeye Counseling Services offers individual counseling for adults at any stage of life. The center also provides two forms of group therapy, one focused on relapse prevention, the other designed to increase a client’s self-awareness.

There is also an overnight 72-hour driver intervention course for first time DUI offenders. Buckeye is one of only 50 facilities in Ohio with programs specifically tailored for DUI offenders. The program is scheduled monthly from 6 p.m. on Thursday to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Buckeye Counseling Services outpatient program is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Buckeye also sends professional reports to referring agencies, when needed.


Per its official webpage, Buckeye Counseling Services employs licensed chemical dependency counselors who undergo “extensive annual training” to stay up to date with treatment practices. These counselors are licensed through the University of Cincinnati and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.


Best-rehabs.com has not yet received any reviews from this center’s alumni. However, on Google reviews, two individuals gave the facility perfect five-star ratings, while a third gave the facility one star, reporting an unprofessional front desk. Alum Joe wrote: “They treat each case on its on basis. I would highly recommend. [1]


The two anonymous loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave moderately positive reviews of the facility. They gave three- and four-star ratings for the facility’s counseling options, the staff’s level of experience and training, and its discharge planning. “This is a good place to deal with problems and come out as a better and healed person,” one loved one wrote.

Although offering a three-star rating for the level of family participation, the other loved one added: “There were great individual and group counseling sessions.”


The 72-hour DUI program costs $500 for a shared room and $650 for a private room. No information is available online for the outpatient programs’ cost. The two Best-rehabs.com survey respondents gave three and five stars for the facility’s affordability.

[1] https://goo.gl/YsebTT

Reviews about Buckeye Counseling Services

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  • Open to different types of therapy including individual and group counseling. Keeps client "clean" by restricting access to substances. Run down, very structured day. This is a good place to deal with problems and come out as a better and healed person.
  • Treatment Effectiveness
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  • Proximity, resourceful. a bit aged. There were great individual and group counseling sessions.