Abuse & Treatment Services

Substance Abuse & Treatment

Georgia Health Care Services provides substance abuse preventative education services for children, adolescents and adults with substance abuse, dual diagnosis and co-occurring disorder.  A comprehensive substance abuse assessment and nursing assessment are completed prior to admission into the program.  When the appropriate level of care for the individual is determined then the treatment begins.   Services are provided by Licensed Professionals with substance abuse certification and Certified Substance Abuse Counselors.  The following services are provided:

  • Evaluation and assessments
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Drug Screens
  • Preventative education
  • Anger Management
  • Recovery groups
  • Relapse prevention
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Coping skills
  • Self-esteem
  • Effective goals
  • Effective decision making

 

Other Services include:

  • Pastoral counseling
  • Medication Management
  • Referrals
  • Twelve Steps Program
  • Domestic Violence

 

The group session allows the individual to take responsibility for his/her actions.  The group therapy include but not limited positive peer support, a reduction in the sense of isolation, real life examples of people in recovery, help consumer to cope with substance abuse and other life problems, social skills and training, and the hope, support and encouragement are necessary to break free from illegal substance abuse.

 

Consumers’ length of stay in treatment is 12 to 24 weeks which is contingent upon each consumer’s willingness to participate in the treatment.

 

Upon completion consumer will:

  1. receive a Certificate of Completion
  2. be encouraged to maintain sobriety for at least 90 consecutive days and thereafter
  3. attend treatment groups for at least six months once a week.
  4. be able to recognize the need to maintain permanent sobriety.