Anchor Hospital

Anchor Hospital

Drug Rehab Center in Atlanta, Georgia

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

Anchor Hospital has been providing quality addiction treatment since 1986 in Georgia. Anchor Hospital provides professional substance abuse and mental health services to people in need. Treatment here is covered by most insurances, more payment details below. Fortunately, self-pay is an option.

Atlanta is a hard-hit city with residents dealing with substance and alcohol abuse. Thankfully, you have several recovery options to help you get back on your feet.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Additional Languages
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Veterans
  • License + Accreditation

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Internet Use Disorder, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Substance Abuse

    Drug Rehabilitation

    Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. If you are taking more of your prescription, or earlier than the prescribed time interval between doses than is directed you may be abusing that medication. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally in or near Atlanta, GA, you may be suffering from substance abuse.

    Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use and lead rapidly to substance abuse. The professionals at Anchor Hospital are here to help.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Anchor Hospital

    If you have identified that alcohol is causing problems in your life in Atlanta, GA, you may need help. Receiving treatment for alcoholism can be one of the best things that has ever happened to you. Treatment can involve everything from outpatient treatment to inpatient treatment. Detox managed by medical personnel at Anchor Hospital is to decrease any physical effects. As you read this right now, there are groups of people just like you who are meeting all across the country to support each other in staying sober.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Anchor Hospital offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    An intensive outpatient treatment program is set up for those struggling with an addiction to begin the recovery process. Patients come to Atlanta, GA to Anchor Hospital for therapy, support, programs, and medical supervision. Intensive outpatient treatment is often very tightly scheduled and heavily structured.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day Georgia activities. It can last a year or even longer. Services include individual and family counseling, medications to reduce cravings, and treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions. Aftercare support begins once you have completed earlier stages of treatment.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient programs are intensive regimes that require individuals suffering from serious addictions to admit themselves into a controlled environment. Inpatient programs in Georgia generally span over 28 days to six months. The first step in an inpatient program is medically assisted detox. Doctors and addiction specialists at Anchor Hospital monitor the individual’s vital signs as the drugs leave their system. Some inpatient rehab programs also provide counseling for family members to provide encouragement and emotional support. In inpatient programs, patients have access to 24-hour medical supervision.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder are part of mental illness. This may occur that opioid abuse and vice versa are induced by mental illness. Diagnosing a concurrent diagnosis or co-occurring condition at Anchor Hospital is essential to understand the addiction better.

    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    A partial hospitalization program is set up to cover those struggling with acute symptoms of addiction. This means that the individual is cared for in a hospital-like environment in Atlanta, GA during the struggle of those symptoms, but allowed to go home at night. Most PHPs require approximately six-hours of therapy, at least three days per week.

    Outpatient Program

    To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, Anchor Hospital offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the Georgia patient will go to the treatment center, yet return home every night. After most of the program is completed, the level of mandatory participation reduces.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Anchor Hospital.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Intervention, Life Skills, Matrix Model, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    Entering a 12-step program allows people to accept that they struggle with an addiction on their own terms. It breaks down the process into 12-steps that recovering patients can advance as they feel strong enough to do so. This is common in programs like NA and AA, and gives the patient at Anchor Hospital in Atlanta, GA the ability to self-help and move forward towards sobriety without feeling rushed.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    The relationship between the thoughts, feelings, and actions of a patient is explored by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). As an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol in Atlanta, GA, it helps to create a balanced response to thoughts and feelings. Effective communication between users and those around them is also encouraged. It is an efficient treatment for individuals suffering from all sorts of addictions, professionally provided by Anchor Hospital.

    Couples Therapy

    One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Addiction involves everyone in a family, not only the addict. Couples therapy can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    When the whole family is involved, healing can be far more successful. Family counseling involves genetic factors to the family of the addict. This offers the means to cope with addiction and its underlying emotional disorders for loved ones. It is a helpful method for addicts in helping to adjust to sober living.

    Group Counseling

    Attending group therapy at Anchor Hospital in Atlanta, GA allows those seeking sobriety to realize they are not alone in their battles. This is when a group of people all in different phases of recovery get together and speak about their battles. They talk about their triggers, their successes, their failures, and the things they can do to get on and stay on a sober path. These sessions also teach life skills, communication, healthy habits, and can include alternative types of therapy.

    Trauma Therapy

    Trauma therapy allows people who struggled with a past trauma to face the situation and learn to overcome the situation. Many people who went through trauma early on, struggle with addiction later in life. By addressing the trauma and moving past the issues, it can help someone attending treatment at Anchor Hospital in Atlanta, GA move forward with their recovery and begin to take a better hold of their sober future.

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process Anchor Hospital uses which involves rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings.

    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Experiential Therapy at Anchor Hospital

    This is a type of therapy that involves activity to recreate situations that may have caused trauma or negative emotions. Experiential therapy at Anchor Hospital in Atlanta, GA can involve acting, props, arts and crafts, animal care or other tools that may be effective.

    This therapy is done on an individual basis and can help revisit and heal from past traumas. Trust between the therapist and individual is important for success. Experiential therapy can help you more closely become you and move through life in a positive and authentic manner.

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    5454 Yorktowne Dr
    Atlanta, Georgia 30349
    Phone Number
    678-251-3226
    Meta Details
    Updated March 25, 2021
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    Location
    Anchor Hospital Location and Directions

    5454 Yorktowne Dr
    Atlanta, Georgia 30349

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Internet Use Disorder, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Language
    English, Spanish
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