Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
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, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and 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 has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being 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.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

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.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Heroin Detox Center in Georgia

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

Why Detox?

Why You Should Detox from Heroin

One of the most potent substances of abuse is heroin. This drug, which is classified as an opioid, has a long-standing history of being a dangerous, illicit drug, though that fact hasn’t stopped many people from becoming addicted to it.

If you’re someone who is grappling with the abuse of heroin and are hoping to reclaim your life from this lethal substance, it’s to your advantage to know that help and hope are within your reach. Battling an addiction to heroin can be one of the most difficult challenges that someone can face, and it’s because of the various effects of heroin abuse that so many men and women require professional help to defeat this type of chemical dependency problem.

As you’ll soon find out when you research treatment options that can help you overcome your heroin addiction, there are many providers of care that tout their ability to truly guide you towards the sober life you desire. However, among the forms of care that you can begin, detoxification services (or detox) is a type of treatment that is actually capable of helping you truly reach your recovery goals.

Necessity of Detox

Learn Why Detox Can Be Necessary for Effective Treatment

The abuse of heroin can cause your body to become reliant on it in order to function. Granted, your body’s ability to work properly when heroin is present is still hindered, but it does become accustomed to this drug the longer it’s abused. What results from this effect of heroin abuse is the onset of withdrawal symptoms when heroin is no longer being consumed. Withdrawal is the process of your body and organs trying to adapt to being without heroin, which can be an extremely uncomfortable and disconcerting process.

For many people, and perhaps even you, heroin withdrawal can include both physical effects and psychological responses that are anything by enjoyable. Muscle and bone pain, feeling extremely sick, and being overly anxious are all common symptoms of withdrawal for men and women grappling with heroin withdrawal. What’s important to know, however, is that these types of symptoms can be avoided when effective care that includes detox is received.

Benefits

Benefits of Heroin Detox

For the men and women who either remain addicted to heroin or who don’t receive treatment that includes detox, the risk of relapse and overdose remains high. In fact, these individuals may endure a great deal of interpersonal strife when detox services are not received, which can certainly diminish an individual’s overall quality of life.

However, when you elect to participate in detox and therapeutic programming at Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center, you’ll be able to understand yourself, your addiction, and your own goals for yourself in a far clearer way compared to when you remain addicted to heroin. You’ll also be able to learn, hone, and master the skills needed to live a sober lifestyle, which can make it possible for you to live a long, healthy, and heroin-free life.

Therefore, if you’re ready to start your new life, realize a sober future, and leave the abuse of heroin in the past where it belongs, call our center today. We look forward to helping you discover the healthy life that awaits you.

Importance of Detox

The Importance of Detox for Heroin Abuse

Making the courageous choice to get treatment to defeat a heroin addiction is one that we, at Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center, feel should be commended. When you select our center to work towards living the sober life you deserve, your recovery successes will be celebrated and you’ll be viewed as far more than someone who is struggling with an addiction to heroin and/or other substances.

Our detox services are closely monitored by our expertly trained and compassionate treatment team. So, when you start this phase of your care, you can rest assured that your health and wellbeing will be preserved at all times for the duration of your treatment. Heroin and other drugs will be cleared from your system, you achieve the clarity of mind needed to focus on the other elements of your care, and you’ll be able to make great strides towards becoming well again. Furthermore, since detox is just one portion of the heroin treatment that we have available, you’ll be able to seamlessly transition into the therapeutic programming that we can supply you.

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Everyone at Blue Ridge, from the CEO to the cleaning staff, is truly amazing. I will be forever grateful for BRMRC!

– Amelia