Athens Area Commencement Center

Athens Area Commencement Center - Athens, GA

Athens Area Commencement Center is an alcohol detox and rehab center. It is located at 1175 Mitchell Bridge Road, 30606 in Athens, GA. Athens Area Commencement Center uses buprenorphine detoxification, suboxone prescription and relapse prevention from naltrexone as part of their treatment program. Athens Area Commencement Center also specializes in relapse prevention, motivational interviewing and matrix Model. Detox services offered by Athens Area Commencement Center include Opioid Detox, Methamphetamines Detoxification and Benzodiazepines Detoxification. Athens Area Commencement Center provides detox and substance use treatment.

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Location: 1175 Mitchell Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30606

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  4. External Opioid Medications Source
  5. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  6. External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  7. Type Of Treatment
  8. Pharmacotherapies
  9. Treatment Approaches
  10. Facility Ownership
  11. License/Certification/Accreditation
  12. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  13. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  14. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  15. Screening & Testing
  16. Transitional Services
  17. Ancillary Services
  18. Detoxification
  19. Counseling Services and Education
  20. Tobacco/Screening Services
  21. Facility Smoking Policy
  22. Age Groups Accepted
  23. Gender Accepted

Below you can find full information on Athens Area Commencement Center in Athens, GA:

Types of Care:

  • detox
  • substance use treatment

Service Settings:

  • outpatient treatment
  • outpatient detox
  • outpatient day treatment or partial hospitalization
  • intensive outpatient treatment
  • regular outpatient treatment

Opioid Medications used in Treatment:

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

External Opioid Medications Source:

  • Personal physician/health care provider

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Accepts clients using medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder but prescribed elsewhere
  • Administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Personal physician/health care provider

Type Of Treatment:

  • buprenorphine detoxification
  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies:

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches:

  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • matrix Model
  • rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling approach
  • 12-step rehab

Facility Ownership:

  • a private for-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation:

  • Licensed State substance abuse agency
  • Licensed by the State department of health
  • Certified by Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted:

  • Accepts private health insurance
  • Accepts cash or self-payment
  • Accepts State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported:

  • transitional-age young adults
  • adult women
  • pregnant and postpartum women
  • adult men
  • seniors and older adults
  • LGBT
  • veterans
  • military families
  • judicial clients
  • clients with dual diagnosis
  • people with HIV or AIDS
  • sexual abuse victims
  • domestic violence victims
  • people with trauma
  • people with co-occurring pain and substance use

Assessment/Pre-treatment:

  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing:

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for substance use
  • STD testing
  • TB screening
  • Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing

Transitional Services:

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services:

  • Case management
  • Self-help groups
  • Social skills development
  • Mentoring/Peer support

Detoxification:

  • Alcohol Detox
  • Benzodiazepines Detoxification
  • Cocaine Detoxification
  • Methamphetamines Detoxification
  • Opioid Detox

Counseling Services and Education:

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS education, counseling and support
  • health education services

Tobacco/Screening Services:

  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications
  • Screening for tobacco use

Facility Smoking Policy:

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted:

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted:

  • women
  • men

Phone #: 706-546-7355

Are you or your loved one looking for detox or treatment?
Call (855) 489-3619 for help 24/7.

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What is an alcohol detox center?

An alcohol detox center, such as Athens Area Commencement Center, is a specialized medical facility or treatment program that provides comprehensive care for individuals who are struggling with alcohol dependence or addiction. The primary purpose of an alcohol detox center is to help individuals safely and effectively withdraw from alcohol use while managing the potentially severe withdrawal symptoms and medical complications that can arise during the detoxification process.

Key features and services provided by alcohol detox centers may include:

  1. Medical Supervision: Alcohol detox is often a medically supervised process to ensure the safety and well-being of the individual undergoing detox. Medical professionals, such as doctors and nurses, monitor vital signs, manage withdrawal symptoms, and administer medications as needed.

  2. Withdrawal Management: Detoxification from alcohol can lead to a range of withdrawal symptoms, which can vary in severity. Common symptoms include anxiety, tremors, nausea, vomiting, seizures, hallucinations, and delirium tremens (DTs). Medical staff can provide medications to alleviate these symptoms and prevent complications.

  3. 24/7 Care: Alcohol detox centers typically offer round-the-clock care and monitoring to address any medical emergencies or worsening withdrawal symptoms that may arise during the detox process.

  4. Supportive Environment: Detox centers provide a safe and supportive environment where individuals can focus on their recovery without the temptation of alcohol. This environment can help reduce the risk of relapse during the early stages of recovery.

  5. Individualized Treatment Plans: Alcohol detox centers tailor treatment plans to the specific needs of each individual. Factors such as the severity of alcohol dependence, medical history, and any co-occurring mental health issues are taken into account.

  6. Counseling and Therapy: While the primary focus of detox is physical stabilization, many detox centers also provide counseling and therapy services to address the psychological aspects of addiction. This may include individual counseling, group therapy, and education about addiction.

  7. Aftercare Planning: Successful detox is often just the first step in recovery. Alcohol detox centers typically help individuals create an aftercare plan that may include continued outpatient treatment, support group involvement (such as Alcoholics Anonymous), and other resources to maintain sobriety.

It's important to note that detoxification alone is not a complete treatment for alcohol addiction. After completing detox, individuals typically need ongoing addiction treatment and support to address the underlying causes of their addiction and develop the skills needed for long-term recovery. Many alcohol detox centers work in conjunction with rehabilitation programs to provide a continuum of care for individuals seeking recovery from alcohol addiction.

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