FAQs About Treatment
If you or a loved one is struggling with substance abuse, getting help can be overwhelming. We’ve put together a list of the most common questions we are asked by clients and loved ones. If you have more questions or concerns please contact us today.
Costs can vary because each person’s situation is different. Please call us and we’ll provide you with a free, confidential assessment to determine your specific cost based on your specific treatment recommendation.
Yes, we accept all major insurance plans including PPO, POS, and HMO plans. Please call our admissions team to learn more.
ARP recommends at least 90 days of treatment. However; each individual is different and requires a different level of care based on their treatment plan. As a result, the specific length of time in treatment is determined by the treatment plan and the clients progress through each phase. Each level of care has its own recommended duration. Research has proven that long-term drug and alcohol treatment is most effective, as it provides ample time for clients to experience life in recovery.
ARP offers partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and outpatient treatment options. All ARP treatment includes supportive housing as an option. In addition to our levels of care, we work with a number of programs that offer detoxification & residential treatment.
Yes. All clients are assessed and undergo a thorough evaluation prior to us creating a treatment plan specific to their needs and situation. The evaluation encompasses an assessment of the client’s physical, psychological, social, spiritual and family needs to determine the most appropriate level of care. If we cannot help you in your specific situation, we have a wide network that we can refer you to.
Atlanta Recovery Place accepts clients dealing with dual diagnoses such as addiction and co-occurring mental health issues like depression, unresolved grief, anxiety, trauma, PTSD and bipolar disorders. All of our clients have a chemical addiction, but we address the whole patient in their disease. We screen the health status of all potential clients to make sure we are the proper facility for care. This usually involves a review of any medical history and records by a member of the medical staff, and an intake screening assessment.
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Clients without chemical dependency or patients with a primary psychiatric diagnosis only. Individuals who are suicidal, with medical conditions that require inpatient care or clients with behavioral problems such as violence or flight risk are not appropriate for ARP.
At ARP we are always thinking outside the box, we view each client as a unique individual and as a result, we create a treatment plan that is tailored to each client’s uniqueness. We proactively find new ways to provide care that sets our clients up for success when they leave our program. Creating a solid structure and foundation for our clients allows them to successfully and independently live life without the use of mind altering substances.
Each client is assigned an attending physician upon admission to ARP. The physicians at ARP are Board Certified Psychiatrists, Internal Medicine Specialists or Addictionologists. All are certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Other members of a client’s treatment team include: Psychiatrist, Social Worker, Case Manager, Family Counselor, Continuing Care Coordinator, Nurse, Clinical Associate, and more.
- Physician – Immediately upon intake, and then every 2 weeks thereafter or as needed
- Case Manager – daily
- Family Counselor – once a week
The activities on a given day vary significantly. We recommend that you read the different approaches we take and give us a call to further discuss. Read more about the approaches we take to getting you well here.
Clients participate in psychoeducational and psychotherapeutic groups designed to help them explore addiction and co-occurring disorders, as well as the impact this disease can have on the family. Treatment modalities include:
- Group therapy
- Medication management of mood disorders
- Individual therapy
- Procedural learning on how to use the 12-Steps
- Psychoeducation groups
- Groups for professional and work-related issues
- Groups for grief resolution and coping with loss
- Anger management groups
- Relapse prevention
- Life skills
- Family therapy
- Family program
- Spirituality groups
- Trauma Informed Care
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Gender issues group
- 12-Step recovery meetings on and off campus
- Meditation and mindfulness training
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On Saturdays clients attend a group in the morning, followed with life skills training in the afternoons, and 12 step meetings in the evenings. On Sundays, clients have free time throughout the day for religious engagements, family visitation, sponsor visitation, and preplanned community outings. All clients have a required 12-step meeting in the evening.
We have a list of items that we would recommend that you bring, as well as items we do not allow. Please check out our list here.
Unfortunately, no. There are several reasons: space, safety, allergies, and others.
Clients can request a therapeutic leave (TL) after 30 days of treatment.
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Family is a very important part of the client’s recovery. During treatment, each client will be assigned to a primary therapist who will conduct a detailed assessment with the client and family members. Then the client and family’s unique treatment needs will be determined. Throughout treatment, the primary therapist will have weekly family counseling sessions by phone or in person (if the family lives locally). The clients therapist will be in contact with the family as needed to discuss the course of treatment, progress and aftercare recommendations.
Medications are reviewed by the medical doctor and nurse, and distributed per directions.
ARP brings aftercare planning early on in treatment. Clients are encouraged to be an active participant in life after treatment. We develop real life plans based on each client’s circumstances. With legal, professional, community, social, and personal goal planning, we build confidence and restore faith in their ability to participate successfully again within society.