Getting Help in Georgia
Nobody should ever have to suffer or recover from addiction on their own without help. If you or someone you love needs help with addiction or a co-occurring disorder, we recommend you call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) free 24/7 national helpline: 1-800-662-4357. SAMHSA will connect you to local treatment options in Georgia, as well as state-funded treatment if you do not have insurance coverage.
Drug rehab in Georgia offers inpatient and outpatient treatment to individuals of all ages, from all walks of life. Look for rehab centers near your home, friends, and family, or recover in another part of Georgia away from negative influences. You can look up Georgia treatment centers here.
If you are in immediate need of medical attention, please dial 911.
Choosing From Many Georgia Rehab Centers
Searching for drug rehab in Georgia can be difficult and overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. Follow these tips when choosing a rehab for you or your loved one.
Consider seeking outpatient care near your home if you live with caring, supportive family members and also balance work or school. Consider inpatient treatment, or a rehab center located far from home if you want to recover in a quiet, peaceful environment free of distractions and negative influences. Location can make a huge difference in your recovery, based on your unique personal struggle with addiction.
Choose the right treatments
Look for Georgia rehab centers that offer detoxification, counseling, and aftercare programs. Detox helps you overcome physical dependency on substances, while counseling helps you overcome psychological causes of addiction. Aftercare programs consist of 12-step support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, and ongoing education that teaches you how to stay sober for life after rehab.
Treat co-occurring disorders
Co-occurring disorders are mental health disorders that exist at the same time as addiction. Many times, these mental health disorders are the primary cause of addiction, and can only be treated using behavioral counseling and/or medication-assisted treatment. If you suffer from depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or bipolar disorder, choose a Georgia rehab center that treats co-occurring disorders.
Seek affordable treatment
Addiction treatment is now affordable for nearly any Georgia resident who suffers from substance abuse. Ask if your insurance is accepted at the center, or ask about state-funded treatment centers if you do not have medical insurance.