Prevention/Education
We believe that prevention is a planned process of approaches and activities designed to preclude the onset of alcohol and other drug problems and/or addiction. It should be a comprehensive effort involving the community and utilizing all available resources.

The Lake Area Recovery Center prevention services are directed toward providing accurate alcohol and drug treatment and prevention information, creating realistic alternatives to current and potential chemical use, and positively influencing community attitudes and norms.

To meet these objectives we offer a variety of awareness, education, training and systems development services. We provide consultation, program development, support group facilitation, speakers and literature. These services are provided by qualified and specially trained staff who have knowledge about the disease of chemical dependency and the skills to positively impact on the problem.
DRIVER INTERVENTION
AWARE, a 72 hour residential intervention program for first time DWI offenders, serves as an alternative to a jail sentence. By receiving accurate information about drinking and driving, alcoholism and wellness, participants are able to make necessary, positive changes in their lifestyle.
INTERVENTION
Until recently, it was believed that the chemically dependent person would have to "hit bottom" before he or she would admit to having a problem and seek help. Fortunately, we know that we can help the chemically dependent person (alcoholism and/or drug addiction) by "raising the bottom" to where they and their problems are today. This process is called INTERVENTION.

With the help of experienced professionals, family members and/or close friends learn new ways of presenting the extent and effects of the addiction to the chemically dependent person. This is accomplished in such a way that he or she is able for the first time to see that the problem does exist, is significant and that it is a disease, not a lack of will power.
Upcoming Meetings
Closed meetings are only for recovering addicts and those that think they may have a problem.

Open meetings are open to any person who wishes to attend.

For a complete meeting list click here.

AL-ANON
Madison Al-Anon
United Methodist Church
Corner of Chapel and Hubbard Rd
Madison, OH
Monday, Aug 25th 10:00 AM

AL-TEEN
ORWELL
CONVERSATION STATION
18 EAST MAIN STREET
ORWELL
Thursday, Aug 28th 3:30 PM

AA
MONDAY NITE SMALL TOWN SOBRIETY
KINSMAN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
6863 CHURCH ST
KINSMAN, OH
OPEN LEAD
Monday, Aug 25th 8:30 PM

MADISON
RABBIT RUN FINE ARTS CENTER
49 PARK ST
MADISON, OH
Saturday, Aug 30th 6:00 PM

MADISON - PERRY GROUP
PERRY METHODIST CHURCH
CENTER ST AND NARROWS RD
PERRY
Saturday, Aug 23rd 8:30 PM

KINGSVILLE
MASONIC TEMPLE
RT 193 BLOCK EAST OF RT 84
KINGSVILLE
Saturday, Aug 23rd 8:00 PM

Ohio Job And Family Services
Ohio Department Of Alcohol and Drug Addiction

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT
LAKE AREA RECOVERY CENTER
2801 C Court
Ashtabula, Oh 44004

Phone: 440-998-0722
Fax: 440-992-1699
email: lakearea@larc.cc