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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Drug Detox Center in Georgia

Don’t let the pain of withdrawal, or the fear of failure, keep you trapped in the downward spiral of substance abuse and addiction. Our detox professionals can keep you safe and comfortable as you take your first steps on the path towards long-term recovery.

Necessity of Detox

Learn Why Detox Can Be Necessary for Effective Treatment

One of the many risks of substance abuse is the development of addiction. When you become addicted to alcohol, cocaine, opioids, or any other addictive substances, your body adapts to the presence of these drugs. If you then try to end your substance use, your body may react with a variety of distressing physical and psychological symptoms. This experience is known as withdrawal.

Trying to endure withdrawal on your own can be excruciating. The intensity of your symptoms, and the knowledge that you achieve relief by resuming your substance use, can overwhelm your efforts to escape your addiction. If you can’t stop your substance use long enough to start treatment, you may feel trapped.

The good news is that you don’t have to go through this experience alone.

At Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center in Georgia, our detoxification program can be an essential first step on your recovery journey. Detox is a safe, comfortable, and closely monitored environment. You’ll work with experienced professionals who can protect your health and ease any discomfort.

Once you’ve completed detox, you’ll be ready to start the next phase of treatment.


Benefits of Substance Abuse Detox

The following are among the many benefits of completing substance abuse detox at Blue Ridge Mountain:

Safety and security: Throughout your time in detox, you will be under the constant supervision of experienced professionals. These dedicated men and women can offer both medical and therapeutic support. They understand all phases of detox, and are prepared for all contingencies.

Medical support: Certain prescription medications can ease withdrawal symptoms. Depending upon your specific needs, our medical director and nursing staff can provide medication management services while you are in our care.

Therapy: You can take part in therapy while you are completing detox at Blue Ridge Mountain. Therapy can help you to manage discomfort, and can also prepare you for the next phase of treatment. The progress that you make during therapy sessions in detox may benefit you for years to come.

Continuity of care: Once you’ve completed detox, you can transition directly into the next phase of treatment. This protects you from immediate relapse, and allows you to gain a stronger foothold in early recovery. It also allows you to maintain and build upon the progress that you made during detox.

Importance of Detox

The Importance of Detox for Substance Abuse

Substance abuse detox can be an important first step on your path towards lifelong recovery. This short-term experience offers many long-term advantages, such as the following:

Healing: When you enter detox, you are no longer at risk for further harm due to substance abuse. You also begin to heal from past damage. Every day of your detox experience is an opportunity to heal in body and mind. As you regain your physical strength and mental clarity, you will become better prepared to achieve long-term recovery.

Success and self-confidence: Completing detox is a reason to be proud. Many people never achieve this accomplishment. The knowledge that you are capable of more than you once believed can be a powerful tool. You will encounter many obstacles as you walk the path of recovery. The sense of confidence that comes from completing detox will serve you well as you overcome these obstacles.

Connection to the recovery community: Detox ends the isolation of substance abuse and addiction. In detox, you will work with experienced professionals, and you will heal alongside others who are also beginning their recovery journey. These people will show you the power of the global recovery community. During and after your time in treatment, your connection to the recovery community can be a continued source of strength, support, and purpose.

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