Atlanta VAMC SA Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

Atlanta VAMC SA Treatment Program Healthcare Sys - Decatur, GA

Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys is a detox and addiction treatment facility located at 1670 Clairmont Road in the 30033 zip code of Decatur, GA. As a detox center, it offers alcohol detox, opioid detox and benzodiazepines detox. The treatment program at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys includes outpatient day treatment, outpatient methadone/suboxone treatment and regular outpatient treatment. Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys offers treatment to veterans. It accepts women and men into their treatment and detox program.

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Address: 1670 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30033

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Hospitals
  4. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  5. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  6. Type Of Treatment
  7. Pharmacotherapies
  8. Treatment Approaches
  9. FacilityOwnership
  10. License/Certification/Accreditation
  11. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  12. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  13. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  14. Screening & Testing
  15. Transitional Services
  16. Ancillary Services
  17. Detoxification
  18. Counseling Services and Education
  19. Tobacco/Screening Services
  20. Facility Smoking Policy
  21. Age Groups Accepted
  22. Gender Accepted
  23. Exclusive Services

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Types of Care at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • Detoxification
  • Transitional housing, halfway house, or sober home
  • Substance use treatment
  • Treatment for co-occurring serious mental health illness/serious emotional disturbance and substance use disorders

Service Settings at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • general outpatient treatment
  • outpatient detoxification
  • outpatient day treatment
  • intensive outpatient treatment
  • outpatient methadone/suboxone treatment
  • regular outpatient treatment

Hospitals at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • Methadone used during treatment
  • Buprenorphine used during treatment
  • Naltrexone used during treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • buprenorphine detox
  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • methadone detox
  • methadone maintenance
  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Methadone
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Buprenorphine (extended-release, injectable, for example, Sublocade)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • contingency management/motivational incentives
  • motivational interviewing
  • prevention of relapses
  • substance use counseling
  • trauma-related counseling
  • 12 step program

FacilityOwnership at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • veterans

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients

Screening & Testing at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV testing
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • STD testing
  • TB screening

Transitional Services at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education

Ancillary Services at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • case management
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • self-help groups
  • transportation assistance
  • mentoring/peer support

Detoxification at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • alcohol detox
  • benzodiazepines detox
  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS education, support and counseling
  • health education services
  • employment counseling or training

Tobacco/Screening Services at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Atlanta Vamc Sa Treatment Program Healthcare Sys

  • Serves Veterans only

Phone #: 404-321-6111

Are you or your loved one looking for detox or treatment?
Call (855) 615-2269 to get help 24/7.

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What is the duration of a typical detox program at Atlanta VAMC SA Treatment Program Healthcare Sys?

The duration of drug and alcohol detox at a treatment center like Atlanta VAMC SA Treatment Program Healthcare Sys can vary widely depending on several factors, including the type and amount of substances used, the individual's overall health, metabolism, and whether they have undergone detox before. Common durations for drug and alcohol detox typically fall within the following general guidelines:

  1. Short-term detox (3-7 days): This is common for substances with shorter half-lives and less severe withdrawal symptoms. For example, detox from short-acting opioids like heroin or prescription painkillers may last around 3 to 7 days.

  2. Moderate-term detox (7-14 days): Some substances, such as benzodiazepines or alcohol, can have longer withdrawal timelines and more severe symptoms. Detox for these substances may take 7 to 14 days or longer in some cases.

  3. Long-term detox (14+ days): Detox from certain substances, such as heavy or long-term alcohol or benzodiazepine use, can extend beyond two weeks. In some cases, it may take several weeks or even months for an individual to stabilize and complete detox safely.

Detox is just the initial step in the recovery process. After detox, individuals often need additional treatment and support, such as therapy, counseling, and rehabilitation programs, to address the underlying issues and prevent relapse.

It's crucial for individuals seeking detox to do so under medical supervision or in a professional treatment facility such as Atlanta VAMC SA Treatment Program Healthcare Sys, as withdrawal symptoms can be severe and potentially life-threatening. Medical professionals can provide medications and support to manage withdrawal symptoms and ensure the safety and comfort of the individual undergoing detox. The duration of detox can be adjusted based on the individual's progress and response to treatment. Always consult with a healthcare provider or addiction specialist to determine the most appropriate detox plan for your specific situation.

What is the next step of addiction treatment after detox?

After successful detox at Atlanta VAMC SA Treatment Program Healthcare Sys or another detox center, individuals typically enter the next phases of addiction treatment and recovery. Detox alone is not sufficient for long-term sobriety, as it primarily addresses the physical withdrawal symptoms associated with substance dependence. The subsequent steps in the recovery process may include the following:

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