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Long-Term Couples Drug Rehab in Georgia

When a married couple includes two people both struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, it creates significant challenges. There tends to be a repeating cycle of substance misuse and perhaps an unwillingness to get treatment. It’s easier when your partner is also an addict to believe there isn’t an issue. This can worsen both partners’ addiction and be problematic for a relationship.

You’ll often hear that it’s impossible to make a relationship work when addiction is involved, but that’s not necessarily the case. Instead, if you consider getting treatment as a couple, you can emerge from your addiction stronger in all ways.

Seeking a couple’s drug rehab in Georgia, such as what we offer at Atlanta Recovery Place, can help both partners to achieve recovery and build a stronger, more fulfilling relationship. 

Contact our Georgia recovery center today and learn more about how our treatment programs can help.

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"ARP saved my life. Simple as that. When I gave up on myself, ARP was there every second of the way to push me to be the best and drag me out of the deep hole I was in. There are so many great things I could say, so it’s gonna be hard to condense everything. The staff is wonderful."
Mina B.
"I got to ARP in October of 2021 And they were all very welcoming and real. That was the first thing that made it easy to adapt into this new environment. The apartments were extremely nice and the girl community there was solid. During my stay at ARP I was able to work on me mentally, physically, and eventually spiritually. The counselors there are all great."
Jasmine Z.
" have tried to get clean since 2006. Finally I found ARP and they saved my life! These people truly care. They went above and beyond for me and many others. The place is super nice, they take the clients out for bowling, movies, and much more. I recommend this place to anyone struggling with addiction and wants to get there life back!"
Jessica B.
"ARP is a really amazing resource in getting sober. I’ve had many close people in my life go through ARP and thrive after they finish the program there. The staff there is very friendly and goes above and beyond in helping their clients."
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"An absolutely incredible staff of truly dedicated professionals making a profound difference in the lives of those they help each day. Devin, Jeff, Cody and Fulton are truly amazing for the depth of their commitment to helping others"
Ryan W.
"I was desperate at 40 years old & completely without resources. A friend made a call and I ended up at Atlanta Recovery Place. They took me in without insurance or any money. I did, however have a desire to change my life and they all saw that in me and gave me a chance. I recently celebrated 1 year of recovery from all substances. My journey began here and I will always be grateful and happy to have been a part of the ARP community. Sincerely, thank you all!!!"
Joshua P.
"I have really enjoyed being at Atlanta recovery place. The staff here genuinely care about the clients, and are passionate counselors. I have been to other recovery places, and have not felt the same enthusiasm. The staff are also very welcoming, and willing to help with what each client personally needs. "
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Understanding How Addiction Works

Addiction is a very complex, chronic medical disease, but it is also treatable. Addiction involves interactions between your brain circuits, your genes, your environment, and your experiences as an individual. 

Addiction is often described as a relapsing disorder, which is true for other chronic diseases. That doesn’t mean that relapse is inevitable or treatment isn’t possible, but just that you may need to make changes in your treatment plan at times.

Other emotional and mental health problems often come before addiction, but people can and do recover from addiction, often with professional treatment.

With addiction, the disease is characterized by compulsive drug or alcohol use even though it’s causing known negative consequences. The disease of addiction involves changes to brain circuits playing a role in self-control, stress, and also reward. The changes to the brain can be long-lasting even after you stop using drugs or alcohol.

Many biological factors are thought to be part of the development of an initial addiction to drugs. For example, gene expression might make up 40-60 percent of someone’s addiction risk. Having a mental health disorder like depression, bipolar disorder, or anxiety may also put a person at a greater risk of addiction.

Along with genes, the environment can be a big part of the risk factors for addiction, including not only your experiences during childhood but the people who influence you later in life. If you already had an addiction, this might have led you to seek out a partner who used drugs or alcohol as well. One partner might also have an addiction, and their use during the relationship could eventually encourage use in the other person.

At Atlanta Recovery Place, we offer couples drug rehab in Georgia. Our couples addiction treatment program in Georgia includes varying levels of intensity, offered on an outpatient basis. We also offer dual diagnosis treatment for co-occurring mental health disorders.

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How Does Addiction Affect Relationships?

While everyone is unique, there tend to be certain patterns of behavior among people with addiction disorders when they’re in relationships.

As an example, codependence is very common in relationships involving an addiction. Codependency is a relationship dynamic where one person tends to enable the other. While we often think of a codependent relationship as involving one person who’s an enabler or caretaker, that doesn’t mean both people might not still be addicts.

There are also behaviors considered symptoms of active addiction, which can be harmful to relationships. These include dishonesty and deception, manipulation, and violence. Around 60 percent of situations where domestic violence occurs involve substance misuse.

If you’re in a relationship where you are both addicted to drugs or alcohol, there could be back-and-forth blaming, codependency and enabling, the use of unhealthy coping habits, manipulation, and potentially even violence.

The couples’ drug rehab in Georgia, offered at Atlanta Recovery Place, can help both parties overcome addiction and also work on specific goals for their relationship. You can begin to learn healthy coping strategies that will strengthen your recovery and your relationship.

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Getting Sober As a Married Couple

If your partner has a substance use disorder and doesn’t want to recover, this can be a problem for the future of your relationship. You might not share common goals in your life, and that could either mean that it’s best for the relationship to end or that even if you seek treatment, you’re at a higher likelihood of relapsing.

Ideally, both of you will commit to treatment at a drug rehab for couples in Georgia. Couples’ programs will involve personal elements of treatment because of how individualized recovery is. You might also participate in couples’ therapy while you work on your recovery on an individual level.

Atlanta Recovery Center offers couples drug rehab in Georgia that’s tailored to your unique needs and evidence-based.

We Work With Most Major Insurance Providers

Most major health insurance providers with out-of-network benefits will help cover the cost of our atlanta treatment program.

Call us or email us to find out your coverage options when seeking treatment for drug & alcohol abuse.

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Types of Treatment at
Atlanta Recovery Center

If you’re looking for a couples’ addiction treatment program in Georgia, Atlanta Recovery Center offers varying levels of intensity in our programs, all of which are offered on an outpatient basis. Outpatient treatment programs allow you to continue meeting many of your responsibilities outside of treatment while receiving the addiction care you need.

Our partial hospitalization program, or PHP, is a highly structured outpatient rehab program during the day. The physical and mental components of substance misuse are addressed during intensive partial-day programming at Atlanta Recovery Program. This is our highest level of care and may be appropriate for couples with severe or long-term addictions.

The step-down from a partial hospitalization program at Atlanta Recovery Place is our intensive outpatient program or IOP. During an IOP, you work through your recovery at a pace that works for you. You will work with licensed mental health professionals and participate in one-on-one behavioral therapy and talk therapy sessions. Group therapy sessions may be part of your treatment, so you can share your experiences with others and gain their support. An IOP might also include alternative therapies that treat your needs as a whole person. Alternative therapies can include acupuncture, meditation, art therapy, and exercise.

The next level below an intensive outpatient program is our outpatient drug treatment option. During outpatient rehab in Georgia, you have the support you need for recovery, but you also have freedom and accountability in your daily life.

If you’re ready to explore drug rehab for Georgia couples, please contact Atlanta Recovery Place today. You are worth getting treatment, as is your relationship, if it’s something both of you want. 

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