Columbus Area provides mental health and wellness services to the community, and is certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services. It provides an array of comprehensive services and facilities that include mental health and alcohol treatment, a medication clinic, residential services for the mentally ill, outpatient mental health counseling, outpatient alcohol, tobacco and other drug counseling, inpatient treatment for chemically dependent recovering males, older adult services, psychosocial rehabilitation, and mental health and drug prevention services. Its next generation program is designed as permanent or long-term housing for severely mentally disabled consumers who have spent a number of years in a state psychiatric facility. Its Kendall manor is a residential program providing services to adults re-entering the community from psychiatric hospitals, as well as those at risk for repeated psychiatric hospitalization. The center is located in Columbus, Ohio.