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Resources

Bluff Plantation strives to provide education and resources
for patients, families and clinicians to help them better
understand addiction and the treatment needs of people
with substance use and dual disorders.

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Dedicated to Increasing Awareness

By increasing awareness about the disease of addiction in the medical profession and in the wider community, it’s our hope that more people will receive lifesaving addiction treatment and get started on enjoying a life that’s free of the pain of drug and alcohol abuse.

HOW TO SELECT THE BEST REHAB

For Patients and Families

How to Select the Best Rehab

Choosing the best addiction treatment program for you or your loved one can be a challenging decision. Making the right choice has tremendous implications on the odds of sustaining recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. So what kinds of questions should you ask? “How to Select the Best Rehab Program” provides information on choosing a rehab program that offers effective, comprehensive care for the disease of addiction.

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For Professionals

How to Effectively Assess Addicted Individuals

Knowing how to accurately assess patients for addictive disorders helps physicians and other clinicians provide the best treatment recommendations. Yet often, patients don’t volunteer information about their substance use problem, or they try to hide the extent of their substance use. And across specialties, most medical education programs don’t focus on how to look for less obvious signs of addiction. Our guide, “How to Effectively Assess Addicted Individuals,” includes case studies and a simple, three-question screening tool that can provide clinicians with important clues about whether a patient may need further evaluation for substance abuse.

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For the Community

A Growing Epidemic in Georgia

Like a hurricane, addiction cuts a wide path of death and destruction. An estimated 23 million Americans suffer from a substance use disorder, yet only a fraction will receive treatment. Together, we can turn the tide. Our report on addiction explores:

  • The impact of addictive disease in the U.S. and Georgia specifically.
  • The definition, causes and neurobiology of addiction.
  • The gap between the science of addiction and accessible treatment.
  • The introduction of a scientifically grounded new paradigm for recovery.

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Other Resources

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) has a wealth of information about issues related to addictive disorders and treatment.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse has FAQs about seeking drug treatment.

For information on finding an addiction specialist, visit the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Narcotics Anonymous holds meetings across the United States. Visit their website to find a meeting near you.

Find an Alcoholic Anonymous meeting here.

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