External Resources on Addiction, Substance Abuse Treatment and More

This page contains links to helpful information and resources on substance abuse, addiction, treatment, and mood disorders.

Local Resources

Support Groups in Georgia

Associations and Organizations

The Joint Commission
Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

The Georgia Association of Recovery Residences (G.A.R.R.)
G.A.R.R. is the first association to develop and maintain a standards system for recovery residence programs in the state of Georgia.

The Jason Foundation
The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI) is dedicated to the prevention of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth.

Treatment Directories & Resources

Addiction Hope – Addiction Hope is an addiction organization with the mission to reach those suffering from all addictive behaviors, help them develop healthier coping skills, and live a value driven life of health and well-being.

Drug Rehab Services (www.addicted.org) provides an in-depth treatment directory with 100s of detox, inpatient, outpatient and residential programs from all over the US. DRS has recently launched a free Android & iPhone app giving individuals a user-friendly version of the site directly on their phone or tablet. Visit their site today to learn more.

Blue Ridge in the News

Todd Stumbo, Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery CEO, featured in U.S. News and World Report, “Fentanyl: the Scariest Opioid?