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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Family Program in Georgia

At Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery, we believe in the importance of healing the whole family through our therapy. Located in Ball Ground, near Atlanta, Georgia, Blue Ridge provides a full spectrum of care, offering lasting recovery for all that addiction can impact.

Importance of Family

At Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center, we believe it is vital to provide support to the family and loved ones of our clients who struggle with addiction and mental illness. Blue Ridge is one of the few programs in Georgia offering a family program that is provided at no additional cost to family members and loved ones of clients that are currently in our residential treatment program.

We know how crucial the support of family and loved ones is, so we wish to help those closest to the individuals we treat. We encourage family visitations as they afford family members the opportunity to see the progress their loved one has made in his or her recovery journey. We provide family sessions throughout each client’s stay as deemed appropriate by his or her therapist.

Family Week Schedule

Every three weeks, we also offer family and loved ones the opportunity to participate in our family workshop. This two-day long piece of our family program provides the opportunity for family members to learn more about mental illness, addiction, and recovery. We work to improve communication skills in the family dynamic so that each member feels heard and understood. We will also explore the roles loved ones have played in the addiction and discuss necessary behavioral changes.

Program Objectives

Our goal is for everyone to gain insight into the disease of addiction and how it impacts the entire family unit. Through our program, our primary goal is to help each family member become more knowledgeable about chemical dependency, addiction, and mental illness. We encourage an open dialog among each family unit in our safe, moderated environment. We will also connect loved ones with available community resources such as Al-Anon, Celebrate Recovery or Families Anonymous to allow the continued healing and recovery for all family members.

We understand the challenges of loving someone who has an addiction or mental illness and our caring staff is ready to help.

For more detailed information about our family program, please contact our Admissions Department.

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There are several areas of the programming that I LOVE, but weekly yoga and DBT have to be some of the highlights.

– Liam

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