Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Local Support Groups in Georgia

You face many challenges each day, but you don’t have to face them alone. Let Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center help you discover your inner strength and overcome your trials with confidence.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotic Anonymous are 12-Step groups that have existed for decades and can help you hold true to your recovery goals. Listed below are local support groups to help you in your recovery.

Our 12-Step Program

At Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center, we are fully dedicated to helping you live the sober life you deserve. To help our clients defeat their addictions, we do all that we can to make sure that they remain on the path of recovery long after leaving our center. Therefore, when you come to our center near Atlanta, Georgia, know that you will have the personalized care needed to stay sober for the long-term.

In addition to the customized treatment plan that you will receive, we personalize your discharge plan in much the same way. Our experienced staff works closely with you to ensure that you have the resources in place that can support your sober lifestyle. Among the referrals that we provide, we frequently advise our clients to become members of support groups upon returning home. Support groups allow you to stay connected to the recovery community, and can help you avoid relapse. Additionally, these groups can prevent you from feeling alone as you continue working on living a healthier life.

Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center incorporates the 12-Step philosophy into its programming. Therefore, to help you keep working on the Steps, we may encourage you to participate in 12-Step groups while at home. Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotic Anonymous are 12-Step groups that have existed for decades and can help you hold true to your recovery goals.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

AA is specifically designed for those recovering from alcoholism. While in this kind of alcohol abuse support group, you can learn from the experiences of others, and receive encouragement from them. Additionally, you can share your own experiences with alcohol abuse, and be a source of support for your peers.

Many AA groups are open, which means anyone is welcome to attend and share their insights. Closed meetings, on the other hand, are meant only for those who are in recovery. Regardless of the type of meeting you attend, you can still benefit from the nonjudgmental support that these groups offer.

If you are presently looking to join an AA support group in the Atlanta area or anywhere else in Georgia, you can click on the following link to find a location near your home:

Find an AA meeting in Georgia by clicking here

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

NA was established to help individuals who are recovering from drug addictions. Similar to alcohol abuse support groups, NA groups are based on the 12 Steps. While in these groups, you may encounter people recovering from heroin, meth, or cocaine addictions, to name a few. Additionally, like with AA groups, you can share your story, hear other people’s stories, and benefit from being around others who may have experienced similar challenges with drug addiction. Finally, there are both open and closed NA meetings available, and you can choose which type of meeting is right for you.

If you are located in northeast Georgia and would like to attend a narcotic support group, click the link to find a meeting on a day and time that benefits you:

Find an NA meeting in Northeast Georgia by clicking here

Additionally, if you are located in another part of the state, click the following link to find a NA group close to your home:

Find an NA meeting in all other parts of Georgia by clicking here

Continuing Care

During your time at Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center, you will navigate the 12-Steps, and be able to make progress in your recovery.

Once you are outside of our treatment setting, Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous groups can give you the leg-up needed to remain committed to your sobriety. Aside from the support you can receive, you can remain connected to people who are all working towards the same goal. And while your experiences may differ, you and other members of these groups can learn invaluable ways to prevent from falling into a pattern of substance abuse once more.

By staying connected to the recovery community via support groups, you can enjoy a healthy and sober future.

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