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Athens Area Commencement Center Athens GA

1175 Mitchell Bridge Road
Athens, GA 30606


Athens Area Commencement Center in Athens, GA offers outpatient treatment for individuals suffering from drug and alcohol dependence. This facility offers safe, effective care for withdrawal and addiction recovery.

Service Setting

  • Outpatient Detoxification


  • Cash or Self-pay
  • State Financed Health Insurance Other Than Medicaid
  • Private Health Insurance
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Primary Focus

  • Substance Use Disorder Treatment
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Services Provided

  • Outpatient Detox
  • Day Treatment
  • Evening Treatment
  • Aftercare
  • Professional Program
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Type of Care

  • Outpatient Care

About Athens Area Commencement Center

Athens Area Commencement Center has been providing outpatient substance abuse treatment in Athens, GA since 1978. This facility is known for addressing addiction as a disease rather than a personal choice, as well as for helping patients recover as quickly as possible.

If you’ve decided it’s time to seek detox, this center can provide treatment for either alcohol or opiate dependence. Because this is an outpatient program, however, patients must be deemed stable enough to benefit from this level of care. The team at Athens Area Commencement Center can accurately determine whether outpatient detox is right for you.

No matter where you are in your recover journey, Athens Area Commencement Center can help you. Outpatient programs like day treatment, night treatment, and aftercare make it easy for people with busy lives to get the treatment they need and deserve. A professional program is also offered to help those struggling with chemical dependency in the workforce. When guidelines are followed, this 6-week course can help you maintain or regain employment.

This facility is a family-owned, private business that believes in providing holistic and preventative treatment to its patients. If you’re looking for effective care that fits into your schedule, Athens Area Commencement Center could be the best choice for your needs.

Treatment Options

This facility provides many of the basic treatments you would find at any outpatient program. These include:

  • Drug & Alcohol Detox
  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • 12-Step Meetings


For those who attend the professional program looking to gain advocacy for client’s Board of Licensure, patients must complete 6 weeks of treatment and attend continuing care. The following must be done in order to accomplish this:

  • Have a professional monitor
  • Attend 12-Step Meetings
  • Have a sponsor
  • Provide quarterly reports
  • Agree to random drug screenings
  • Maintain a home support group
  • Attend the weekly advocate group
  • Keep a relapse action plan
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