Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic

Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic

Drug Rehab Center in Austell, Georgia

About Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic in Georgia

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Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic is a Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health, Drug Treatment Facility in Austell, Georgia offering treatment for Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health. If you’re looking for a drug rehab facility that can help you get sober, Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic is here to help. They offer a variety of levels of care and treatment options so they can find the right fit for your needs. The goal is to provide addicts with the tools patients need to live life in recovery.

Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic offers customized treatment plans that address each person’s unique needs so they can overcome their addictions once and for all. With personalized care from experienced professionals, you have nothing to lose but everything to gain when it comes to living a healthy life without drugs or alcohol. This facility accepts both men and women. All genders are welcomed at Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic, which is proudly staffed or owned by LGBTQ+ advocates.

It's important to consider accreditations and certifications when selecting a treatment facility. JCAHO has Accredited this facility. Military Insurance (TRICARE), Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment are some of the ways clients can pay for treatment here. For more payment specifics, and to find out if your insurance covers treatment here, contact our admissions counselors for assistance.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    JCAHO Listed
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    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.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    A drug rehab center that uses Dual Diagnosis is more likely to be successful in rehabilitating a person. Dual diagnosis helps to identify and treat any co-occurring disorders. It is essential to screen for both addiction and any untreated mental health issues. A dual diagnosis gives rehab the means to treat addiction while restoring mental and emotional health.

    About 70% of patients with drug addiction have at least one other psychiatric diagnosis. Fortunately, dual diagnosis treatment is a proven model that has been highly effective.

    Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health 

    Levels of Care Offered

    offers a variety of treatment.

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

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient programs offer a lower intensity level of addiction treatment than inpatient facilities. They are ideal for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities, have a supportive home environment, and are motivated to commit to the program. Services offered include medication-assisted treatment, individual and group therapy, and peer group support.

    This treatment is a popular option for those suffering from a lower intensity addiction. It is not advisable for someone who needs to go through a medically supervised detox or does not have a supportive home environment. It requires motivation and dedication to commit to the program without constant monitoring.

    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    For people looking for drug treatment, partial hospitalization programs offer an alternate option to inpatient rehab or residential treatment. Patients attend therapy sessions for a set number of hours each day. They can typically visit family or go home during non-therapy hours.

    Partial hospitalization programs can last from one to six months and are appropriate for patients with acute addiction symptoms. Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic offers a partial hospitalization program in , and is a good option for people looking for drug treatment.

    Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.

    Aftercare Support in drug rehab is crucial because it helps people stay sober after treatment. Aftercare Support in drug rehab is helpful because it provides the recovering person with a support group, including family members, friends, and other peers who are also in recovery.

    The benefits of Aftercare Support are that it provides a pathway that will help people get sober for life. It supports healing at all levels, physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Another benefit of Aftercare Support is that participants learn to maintain their sobriety through holistic methods. They learn to modify behaviors individually to have peace of mind, have positive relationships with others, and find peace on the inside.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at this Austell, GA Facility.

    Individual Therapy

    During individual therapy at Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic in , the person in recovery meets with a therapist one on one to go over their situation and learn from past mistakes. The counselor or therapist will use this time to address the causes of addiction, triggers, and any mental issue or dual diagnosis. They will also address aftercare plans, giving them the best chances of long-term sobriety.

    This therapeutic process is very intense and challenging to go through. Some clients may find it easier to open up with someone apart from their family or loved ones who understand their struggles and experience with addiction.

    Couples Therapy

    The process of going through couple’s therapy at Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic in allows for both partners to be on the same page regarding addiction recovery. Whether one or both members of the couple struggled with addiction, they can improve their odds of sobriety by undergoing this treatment together. This therapeutic environment teaches how to communicate effectively and avoid relapse triggers while building healthy lifestyles that may help maintain sobriety following graduation from rehab programs.

    Family Counseling

    Family therapy is designed to help addicts get clean and sober by using what they love the most; their family. Most drug treatment centers make it mandatory that the addict’s family attend therapy sessions, which is great because having everyone there to support them makes it much easier for them to get clean. Not only are they surrounded by people who want them to get better, but everyone is there because they want the best for them, not because they feel like they have to be.

    Drug addicts are often surrounded by resentful or uneducated family members who would, at times, rather see them stay addicted because it makes their own lives easier. Sometimes they don’t understand what the addiction is or how they play a part in it. They know that during and after the addict’s sobriety journey, they will face challenges and changes that they aren’t sure how to handle. This can be very tough for an addict to go through on their own, which is why it’s so important that they have the support of their family. Just because someone is an addict does not mean that they don’t deserve the love and support of those around them.

    Addicts in Austell, GA can find support in group therapy at Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic by finding peers who understand their situation and being held accountable. They also learn to develop faith, understanding, and insight into their addiction through shared conversations.

    Group Therapy is employed by drug treatment centers to provide the recovering addict with a platform to talk about their feelings and experiences. It also provides for an opportunity to learn from other addicts who have successfully overcome their addiction. It is recommended that all group members be recovering addicts for this type of therapy to work.

    Trauma therapy allows people who struggled with a past trauma to face the situation and learn from it. Many people go through traumatic events at an early age that later leads them into addiction as adults. By addressing this issue during treatment at Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic in [/type], you can move forward with your recovery process and take back control of your sober future, too!

    Traumas are one of the most common causes of psychological disorders such as Addiction Disorder. It’s often found among those diagnosed with Addictive Disorders because traumatized individuals have strong emotions or thoughts related to their traumas, leading to addictive behaviors.

    Nutrition therapy has been used as a treatment modality for addiction recovery and in eating disorders for adults, adolescents, and children. Specific nutrients have been identified that influence neurotransmitters associated with reward pathways of the brain. Carbohydrate loading with complex carbohydrates to elevate serotonin levels was effective in treating bulimia nervosa. This approach prompted researchers to explore the use of this type of nutritional intervention in other disorders.

    Aftercare, Couples Therapy, Dual-Diagnosis, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Fitness Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), Nutrition Therapy, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Partial-Hospitalization (PHP), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Sober-Living / Half-Way, Trauma Therapy

    Patient Experience

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    Experiential Therapy at Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic

    Experiential therapy is a type of treatment involving immediate, intense experiences designed to manage addiction. Experiential therapy is beneficial for:

    • People who are seeking to overcome an addiction but have difficulty focusing on treatment goals
    • People with short attention spans due to high levels of stress or difficulty concentrating
    • People who are afraid of engaging in treatment due to negative past experiences

    Fitness Therapy

    The most important part of recovering is recovering the body. Addiction can damage your health in many ways. Learning how to take care of yourself includes physical fitness. Exercise can release feel-good chemicals and can further contribute to positive self-esteem. Self-discipline can be practiced through an exercise regimen as you learn how to take care of yourself.

    Studies have shown that exercise increases abstinence rates, ease withdrawal symptoms and improve depressive symptoms for those in Austell, GA.Exercise is an ideal way to improve physical and mental health. To help a body heal from the damage of addiction, those undergoing treatment at Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic in Austell, GA are advised to engage in fitness therapy.

    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

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    Atlanta VA Health Care System - Austell Clinic Location and Directions
    Address Information2041 Mesa Valley Way
    Austell, Georgia 30082 Phone Number(404) 329-2222 Meta DetailsUpdated September 4, 2022
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    Austell, Georgia Addiction Information

    Prescription opioid use has caused a large increase in the total amount of overdoses in Georgia. Almost 12% of the Georgia population uses illicit drugs each year, and slightly over 3.5% also abuses alcohol at the same time. This does not include those who binge-drink at least once a month, which includes 20% of all Georgians.

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