Southside Medical Center Substance Abuse Unit

Drug Rehab Center in Atlanta, Georgia

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About Southside Medical Center Substance Abuse Unit in Georgia

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Southside Medical Center Substance Abuse Unit is a Drug Treatment Center in Atlanta, Georgia, specializing in Alcohol Abuse, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse, and Substance Misuse. Recovering drug addicts often have a hard time finding the right treatment center. There are many different types of facilities, each with their own benefits and drawbacks. It can be difficult to know which one is best for you or your loved one, especially if it's your first time going through this process. Fortunately, RehabNow.org offers a 24/7 helpline to make the selection easier.

This facility does welcome both men and women.

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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
    Not Found

    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.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment at Southside Medical Center Substance Abuse Unit

    Some addicts can benefit from substance abuse treatment, which is designed to help them become and remain sober without the use of medications. These programs are typically used by those struggling with drugs like marijuana or hallucinogens. However, they might be beneficial for those with a co-occurring mental health disorder like schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar disorder.

    During this type of treatment, the addict will meet with therapists and other professionals on a regular basis to learn coping skills and healthy ways to deal with their addiction and mental health disorder.

    Treatment programs often combine medications with counseling, support groups and even medical services like those found in hospitals or doctor’s offices. There are also detoxification services that addicts can use to get sober and avoid severe withdrawal symptoms.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Atlanta, GA

    Opioids are a group of drugs that include substances such as heroin, morphine, and oxycodone. These drugs activate opioid receptors in the brain, which produce pleasurable feelings. Opioid addiction occurs when drugs are abused at increasing rates or increasing amounts because the body becomes tolerant of them.

    Opioid addiction is typically diagnosed when drug abuse becomes a typical behavior that interferes with an individual’s ability to function daily. The use of the substance results in consequences like legal problems.

    Treatment for opioid addiction varies depending on each individual’s needs. Some treatments focus on replacing opioids with other drugs that have similar effects of reducing withdrawal symptoms. Other treatments aim to reduce the risk of relapse by providing psychological support or using more natural methods.

    Alcohol Abuse, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered

    offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Therapies & Programs

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

    Individual Therapy

    During individual therapy at Southside Medical Center Substance Abuse Unit 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.

    Drug Rehab, Individual Therapy, Residential Long Term (>30 Days)

    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Southside Medical Center Substance Abuse Unit Location and Directions
    Address Information1039 Ridge Avenue Sw
    Atlanta, Georgia 30315 Phone Number(404) 564-6800 Meta DetailsUpdated September 3, 2022
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    Atlanta, 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.

    Addiction statistics for 2019 show that about 62% of people died from drug overdoses in Atlanta. Opioids were involved in 59.5% of those deaths. The community is plagued by the illegal drug trade, which contributes to crime and violence. In 2013, there were 9,570 admissions to substance abuse treatment programs in Atlanta. With patience and perseverance, you should be able to find the perfect treatment facility for your needs.

    Treatment in Nearby Cities
    Centers near Southside Medical Center Substance Abuse Unit
    Ascensa Health at St. Jude's Recovery Center
    139 139 Renaissance Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
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    Community Friendship
    85 Renaissance Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
    Ascensa Health at St. Jude’s Recovery Center
    151 Renaissance Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30308
    GRO - Georgia Rehabilitation Outreach
    1783 1777 Washington Road, East Point, GA 30344
    AA - Alcoholics Anonymous
    1708 1708 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30309
    Emory Wesley Woods Hospital
    1821 1821 Clifton Road Ne, Atlanta, GA 30329
    Saint Judes Recovery Center - Family Care Center
    1650 1650 Alma Street, Atlanta, GA 30318
    DeKalb Community Service - Lebanon
    450 Winn Way, Decatur, GA 30030


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