Marion Area Counseling Center

Marion Area Counseling Center


Located in Marion, Ohio, which is about 50 miles north of Columbus, the Marion Area Counseling Center (MACC) offers residential and outpatient treatment services for drug and alcohol abuse through its five Marion-based locations. Detox services are not available on-site.


All potential clients first speak with an intake support specialist, who will arrange for an in-person assessment to determine the appropriate treatment plan.

The Foundations Recovery Center, which is a part of MACC, offers residential treatment for adult men and women. The multi-phased program provides addiction education, group and individual counseling, and an introduction to self-help meetings, along with employment training.

Outpatient services include crisis intervention, a 24-hour crisis call center, individual counseling, family therapy, a behavioral health group, and community support facilitation. The Marion Area Counseling Center also offers a victim assistance program and an employee assistance program, as well as an intensive family preservation program that lasts six to 10 hours a week for a minimum of 90 days.


According to the facility’s website, the treatment team includes a licensed independent social worker and licensed and certified chemical dependency counselors. The one alum surveyed by to date gave the facility five out of five stars for its staff’s level of training and experience, and described the staff as “knowledgeable and very caring..”


The Foundations Recovery Center has 15 beds and is staffed 24/7. The one alum polled by at the time of this writing gave the facility four out of five stars for its accommodations and amenities.


The one alum surveyed by to date gave MACC positive feedback, awarding the facility mostly four and five out of five stars across all evaluated metrics, including counseling options, cleanliness, exercise and leisure activities, holistic offerings, administrative and discharge procedures, and treatment of co-occurring disorders.

On Google, MACC received an average rating of 3.8 out of five stars, however none of the reviewers left commentary.[1]


There is currently no information provided on the facility’s website regarding its costs. According to HealthGrove, the Center accepts military insurance, state insurance other than Medicaid, and Access to Recovery Vouchers, and offers fees on a sliding scale. The one alum polled by to date gave MACC five out of five stars for its affordability.


Reviews about Marion Area Counseling Center

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  • Staff is knowledgeable and very caring. Nothing from what I experienced. The process takes time, but the staff can get you to where you want to be.