ATHENS AREA COMMENCEMENT CENTER - MISSION STATEMENT
The Athens Area Commencement Center strives to be an outstanding Substance Abuse Disorder Treatment Program. We provide treatment based upon the most recent science and medical understanding of addiction as a medical brain disease, which affects the addict, the family and the community. We provide holistic, educational and preventive/treatment care that is safe, confidential and is delivered in a therapeutic environment.
We strive to be an educational resource by providing the academic community a clinical placement for Internship and Residency for the School of Social Work, School of Pharmacy, and School of Nursing. This provides a clinical placement for these students, allowing them to learn substance abuse disorders in their respective professional disciplines.
Clinical Services are provided with dignity and compassion by competent, qualified staff that has the necessary skills, certifications, licensure and credentials to ensure excellent outcomes. Different treatment modalities are provided and include: Ambulatory Detoxification, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient Services, and Aftercare. Care is individualized to best treat each client’s needs. Client care is delivered in a fiscally responsible fashion.
We are committed to provide physical space to appropriate Client and Family Support Groups that embrace medical protocol and ongoing recovery in the treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders for life-long sobriety.
Athens Area Commencement Center provides individualized care to fit every patient’s unique needs. The staff works with families and employers to determine an appropriate treatment plan for long term recovery success. Treatment consists of outpatient medical detoxification, partial hospitalization treatment, day and evening outpatient treatment, and aftercare. The center provides psycho-education to assist patient’s understanding of their disease and to achieve a balanced and successful recovery. Licensed and Certified addiction counselors provide clients an understanding of their addiction. Individual and Group therapy, along with the utilization of support groups come together in healing clients and families. Athens Area Commencement Center facilitates recovery through making and rebuilding lives of alcohol and drug addicted individuals. “Admitting you have a chemical dependency problem is the first step. Contacting the Athens Area Commencement Center is the second step. We can’t make quitting easy, but we can make it possible”