Mary Hall Freedom House
Drug Rehab Center in Atlanta, Georgia
Basic information about this treatment center.
Since 1996, Mary Hall Freedom House, a Non-Profit treatment facility, has helped struggling addicts with sobriety in Atlanta, Georgia. Providing 7 levels of care and 16+ drug treatment methods, individually covered below. This Non-Profit location offers treatment that is typically not covered by insurance, alternative payment arrangements are available. Individuals can also self-pay.
If you're struggling with drug and alcohol addiction in Atlanta, GA, it may seem hopeless. Luckily many rehab options are available to help you get on the road to recovery.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
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 Mary Hall Freedom House are here to help.
Alcoholism Treatment at Mary Hall Freedom House
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 Mary Hall Freedom House 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.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioids are a set of drugs prescribed for pain relief. Health care providers prescribe opioids for relief of severe pain after major surgeries and in conditions like cancer. Oxycodone, fentanyl, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine are some of the commonly prescribed opioids. They also include illegal drugs of abuse like heroin. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive seeking of opioids, even when they are not required medically.
Opioid addiction treatment involves medication-assisted therapy (MAT) in which medicines, counseling, and behavioral therapies are all employed. Opioid addiction treatment is a comprehensive approach at Mary Hall Freedom House in Atlanta, GA that boosts the treatment success rate and provides sustained recovery.
Levels of Care Offered
Mary Hall Freedom House offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Long Term (>30 Days), Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, Residential, Short Term (<30 Days), with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) comprise regular visits to the Georgia facility that provides the therapy. IOP is suitable for patients who have been treated in residential treatment programs. Mary Hall Freedom House‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.
Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Atlanta, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Mary Hall Freedom House. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.
Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. Mary Hall Freedom House in Georgia knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
Partial hospitalization (PHP) is a type of outpatient addiction care. Each plan is tailored to meet unique individual needs. Treatment is more intense than that you receive at a therapist’s office. It is less intense than inpatient rehab. The entire treatment takes about ten days to complete. It does not require you to stay at the Georgia treatment center. Each visit lasts several hours, sometimes, eight hours. It can be the best choice for those who have recently developed an addiction.
Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Atlanta, GA. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.
Facilities like Mary Hall Freedom House offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.
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.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Mary Hall Freedom House.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Community reinforcement plus vouchers, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Matrix Model, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Vocational Training or Educational Support
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 Mary Hall Freedom House 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 Mary Hall Freedom House.
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.
Attending group therapy at Mary Hall Freedom House 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.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)
REBT stands for rational emotional behavior therapy. This is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, that combines images with thoughts and behaviors. It allows for deeper education and understanding of what one can do to help themselves with recovery. It is a deep sense of self-help education managed by Mary Hall Freedom House that lets someone recovering work through issues on their own, knowing they have the support of people around them if they need it.
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 Mary Hall Freedom House 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 Mary Hall Freedom House uses which involves rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings.