Cleveland Treatment Center was incorporated
as a non-profit organization in 1972 and is certified by the
Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addictions Services. ** The
CTC, one of the largest freestanding chemical dependency
facilities in Ohio, employs 27 staff, with the capacity to
serve 350 clients. Cleveland Treatment Center is funded by the
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, the Ohio Department of
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services, the Alcohol and Drug
Addiction Services Board of Cuyahoga, the City of Cleveland
Workforce Development Act Area II, the City of Cleveland
Department of Health. CTC a fully accredited service provider
in Northeast Ohio by the Commission on Accreditation on
Rehabilitation of Facilities (CARF) as an Opioid Treatment
Program (OTP) and Prevention/Diversion: Alcohol and other Drug
of the Cleveland Treatment Center is to improve the health and
well-being of residents of Northeast Ohio by providing
state-of-the-art, cost effective, abstinence-based drug
treatment, prevention, and health promotion services.
The Cleveland Treatment Center’s values are
reflected in our day-to-day activities as an organization
designed to be about the business of providing quality
services to our patients. The values we cherish most include
Respect will be offered to all clients,
colleagues, stakeholders and the community at large.
Integrity: the professional and personal
conduct of our staff, consistently will reflect our code of
business and professional ethics. Violators will be reported
without fear of reprisal, thereby not participating in a
“code of silence.”
Diversity of Appreciation: We appreciate
the value of cultural diversity and further the
understanding of cultural differences through education,
communication and sharing of culture-specific celebrations
Excellence: We will take individual
responsibility for our performance and constantly strive for
excellence by seeking opportunities to learn and improve our
competency, making our organization strong and better as a
provider of care and a place to work.
We, the Cleveland Treatment Center Staff, will provide
specialized, state-of-the-art, scientifically-based substance
abuse treatment, which is continuously responsive to the needs
of the clients and their families.
Commitment to HIV Prevention
On September 20, 2012, CTC will
celebrate its 43rd year of providing methadone therapy,
medical somatic, counseling, vocational, case management and
social services to Greater Clevelanders who are addicted to
heroin and other drugs. Injection drug users represent the
largest HIV-infected substance abusing population in the U.S.
(U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, 2009). Sexual
conduct within relatively close sexual networks is another
route of HIV transmissions among substance users. These
networks are characterized by multiple sex partners,
unprotected intercourse and the exchange of sex for alcohol
and other drugs.
treatment can play an important role in helping substance
abusers reduce risk taking behavior, thus reducing the incline
of HIV/AIDS. As such, CTC has an established history of
serving HIV/AIDS substance abuse clients with medical,
behavioral, psychological, and social service interaction and
management of all presenting problems. CTC also provides
vaccination against H influenza Type B because HIV-infected
individuals are at increased risk for H influenza pneumonia.
Vaccination against H influenza Type B is also considered
because HIV-infected individuals (IDUS) are at increased risk
for H influenza pneumonia, Hepatitis vaccines are recommended
because most IDU’s are Hepatitis C positive. , Hepatitis
vaccines are also recommended because most IDUs are Hepatitis
C positive. The Center for Disease Control recommends
Hepatitis vaccines in all hepatitis C positive individuals.
CTC is one of six sites nationally recognized by the
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(SAMHSA) for Hepatitis Vaccines.
Cleveland Treatment Center has
established external relationships that also support the needs
of the targeted population for referral networks and resource
links to HIV/STD medical service providers, housing, mental
health care, nutritionist care, dental care, eye care, and
other relative services.