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Oriana House

Oriana House


Oriana House in Akron, Ohio, provides residential treatment for those dealing with addiction. Oriana House operates several facilities throughout Ohio and provides short-term stabilization, intensive outpatient programming (IOP), and aftercare services..

Ambulatory and inpatient detoxification services are available on-site.

Many rehabilitation facilities owned by Oriana House serve as alternatives to incarceration. However, Akron Beacon Journal reported in November of 2017 that The Federal Bureau of Prisons has ended their contract with Oriana House. [1]


In most cases, clients at Oriana House are referred by court or correctional systems, though the facility takes clients from other backgrounds. Clients will be assigned a caseworker upon arrival.

The Drop-In Center at the Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health (ADM) Services Crisis
Center operated by Oriana House is for adult Summit County residents requiring a short stay to deal with the immediate effects of drug and alcohol use.

Programs at Oriana House are gender-specific. Medication-assisted treatment in the form of Vivitrol is available for those dealing with opiate addiction.

Residential programming incorporates evidence-based modalities and anger management classes into treatment. The residential program lasts a maximum of 180 days. Clients will participate in community service and are subject to random drug testing. Case managers may encourage clients to be employed on a case-by-case basis.

Intensive outpatient programming lasts four weeks and consist of individual and group counseling, family education, and relapse prevention.

A family education program is free for friends and family members and includes weekly evening classes led by licensed counselors.

Aftercare services are free and last 12 weeks with weekly 90-minute group sessions.


Oriana House employs physicians, licensed chemical dependency counselors, intake specialists, and caseworkers. The center also works with volunteer recovery coaches who mentor clients during treatment.


Though few details are available concerning available accommodations at Oriana House, alumni and loved ones gave one-, two, three- and four-star ratings for offered accommodations.

Oriana House also owns 19 apartments for sober living that include two bedrooms, a full kitchen, and are fully furnished.


Three alumni surveyed by at this time of writing reported positive feedback. Alumni praised the staff and the level of family participation offered.

“I was able to get clean and am now a productive, happy member of society with a stable career,” one anonymous alum wrote.

However, one alum indicated that the facility had “too many people” while another complained that “they have no aftercare or sober living after treatment.”


The sole loved one, Toni, who was polled by indicated that they’d recommend treatment at Oriana House and gave five out of five stars to the facility’s treatment for co-occurring disorders, faith-based treatment, and the level of staff experience. Toni wrote that church participation was a strength of the facility.


Third-party sites show an average rating of three out of five stars for Oriana House from former and current staff members. On Indeed, 61 former and current employees at the Akron location provided mixed reviews with many individuals complaining of high staff turnover, problematic management, and a lack of communication. [2]

On Glassdoor, 28 employees echoed commentary from Indeed with staff members complaining of poor communication and an unsafe environment. However, several employees expressed thankfulness for making a positive impact on clients. [3]


Oriana House charges services based on a sliding scale determined by income. The drop-in center and aftercare programming are provided free of charge.

Broadcast news channel 19 in Cleveland reported in April 2016 on more than 60 escapes from the Residential Institutional Probation Program in Akron and the Oriana facility in Cleveland. [4]

Akron Beacon Journal reported that The Federal Bureau of Prisons has ended their contract with Oriana House facilities effective November 2017. [^1


Reviews about Oriana House

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Being active and Church participation were strengths of the facility but having family around and Information on loved ones were weaknesses. My sister is in the rehab now.
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  • Had to apply what they were showing me
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    they have no aftercare or sober living after treatment
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  • location but too many people. be early in signing up.
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  • I was able to get clean and am now a productive, happy member of society with a stable career.