Prior to entering Amethyst, the women we serve have affected many systems of care. Taxpayers realize substantial savings with each woman who seeks treatment at Amethyst when compared to continued use of these systems.
Volunteering is the 1st step to participating in the workforce,
identifying their chosen field, empowering the women, and teaching on-the-job skills.
Treatment is a smart investment, saving the community over $4 million annually.
12 women reunified with their children in the last year!
Another 7 are in the process of reunifying, saving taxpayers $475,000!
The Franklin County prison system costs $22,836 annually per
In the last year, we have treated 109 women at risk to be placed in the prison system.
This is an approximate savings of $2,489,124.
56% of clients treated in our intensive outpatient program have an opioid diagnosis.
It is estimated that between 26.4 million and 36 million people abuse opioids worldwide, with an estimated 2.1 million people in the United States suffering from substance use disorders related to prescription opioid pain relievers in 2012 and an estimated 467,000 addicted to heroin. Over 38% of Franklin County residents in treatment for substance abuse had with an opiate-related diagnosis, which includes heroin and prescription opioids.