Substance Abuse Resources in Newnan Drug Rehab, Alcohol Rehab & Detox

Newnan Drug & Alcohol Rehab, Detox & Treatment Resources

Newnan is a growing yet peaceful community 40 miles southwest of Atlanta, Georgia. The town began its U.S. life in 1828 and soon grew prosperous as a center for the cotton trade. The town was spared much of the Civil War damage suffered by neighboring towns, so Newnan still retains a NeoGreek Revival courthouse and other period architecture. Residents enjoy a relaxed pace of life, plenty of shopping opportunities, dozens of schools and many upscale housing developments. The theater, history and the arts are promoted in the city, and recreational opportunities are abundant in Newnan through the Coweta County Parks and Recreation Department.

Many films and TV shows are filmed in Georgia, too. Newnan is close to the filming sites of a popular series involving zombies. Residents of Newnan have become accustomed to seeing camera crews and stars out and about their town. One thing that no one in Georgia can get used to is the problem of opioid and other substance abuse. Georgia now ranks as one of 11 states with the highest numbers of prescription opioid deaths. These deaths were preventable in most cases, and future deaths from opioid misuse can be prevented if the public can become better educated about the issue.

One of the most persistent myths about opioid use disorders is the stereotyping of the “typical user.” With opioids — including morphine,

Newnan Drug & Alcohol Detox Centers

When you decide to enroll in a rehab program, your recovery team likely expects you to rid your system of all misused drugs and alcohol (except necessary prescription medications) before your rehab treatment begins. Some facilities offer detoxification (detox) treatment to make it easier on your body and emotions, because withdrawal can trigger a variety of uncomfortable and even life-threatening symptoms in some people. The use of medication and other therapies can lessen many detox symptoms, depending on the substances you’ve used. There are Newnan drug detox programs and Newnan alcohol detox programs available to help. Additionally, The Recovery Village can answer any additional questions you have about the process.

Recovery Meetings Near You in Newnan

For many people, a drug or alcohol problem takes away their sense of dignity. Perhaps there have been embarrassing moments or some criminal behavior related to the substance misuse. Family members and friends may have abandoned you or have worse substance use disorder problems than you have. Recovery meetings have grown over the years to meet the needs of people in recovery, and offer support after you complete drug rehab in Newnan, Georgia or alcohol rehab in Newnan, Georgia. Even if you have a supportive family, a recovery meeting allows you to vent and express frustration in a safe, private environment around people who know what you’re going through.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous has worked hard since 1935 to help people with drinking problems. Its 12-step program is a model for other recovery organizations. In a 12-step program, you learn how you can honestly make amends and admit your weaknesses. You submit to a higher power of your choosing to find peace and help with making positive choices now and in the future. You may be paired with a sponsor or sponsors who are there to let you vent and manage your recovery safely and responsibly.
  • Resurrection Lutheran Church Where: 1250 Lora Smith Rd. Newnan, GA 30265
  • Senoia UMC Where: 225 Seavy St. Senoia, GA 30276
  • Community Christian Church Where: 1717 Hwy 154 Sharpsburg, GA 30277

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meetings

If you’re looking for a 12-step program for a drug use disorder, NA may be just the organization for you. You learn how to take each moment on its own and on your own terms to make it one day at a time through your recovery. The meetings can help you develop a new circle of support and encouragement, and give you a place to go when you feel afraid or alone.
  • Faith Creek UMC Where: 2331 North Hwy 29 Newnan, GA 30265
  • Newnan Club Where: 9 Perry St. Newnan, GA 30263
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Where: 576 Roscoe Rd. Newnan, GA 30263

SMART Recovery Meetings

There are some recovering patients who aren’t comfortable mixing religion and recovery. Whether due to having an uncommon belief system or a deep trust in science, the need to know “what the research says” is very important to these patients. SMART Recovery was organized to address the particular needs of this group of people. Using an evidence-based program that stresses life balance and making wise choices, you may meet people with every type of substance use disorder at a SMART meeting. People with gambling, overeating and other compulsive and impulsive behaviors are welcome to join the groups, too.
  • Fayetteville SMART Group Where: 90 Commerce Dr. Fayetteville, GA 30214
  • Foundations Bldg. Midtown Where: 1708 Peachtree St. NW Atlanta, GA 30309
  • Clairmont SMART Discussion Group Where: 1814 Clairmont Rd. Decatur, GA 30033

Al-Anon and Nar-Anon Meetings

It’s important for the entire family to understand substance misuse and recovery. It’s never a child’s, parent’s or spouse’s fault when a loved one develops a drug or alcohol use disorder. However, the problem does affect all of these people in a household or family group. Al-Anon and Nar-Anon are two groups that offer regular meetings in Coweta County for the people who love those who misuse substances. Events, educational resources and social gatherings can help you find fellowship, even if your loved one has not admitted to a problem yet.
  • Al-Anon Where: Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church 101 N Peachtree Pkwy. Peachtree City, GA 30269
  • Nar-Anon Where: Newnan Presbyterian 38 Greenville St. Newnan, GA 30263

You can seek treatment close to home at a Newnan drug rehab center or a Newnan alcohol rehab center. On the other hand, choose a treatment facility in a neighboring community listed below. The Recovery Village is happy to share information about treatment facilities and centers throughout the greater United States

    • Whitesburg
    • Peachtree City
    • Sharpsburg
    • Luthersville
    • Senoia
    • Palmetto
    • Grantville
    • Franklin

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Local Communities Near Newnan, GA Served

  • 30263
  • 30264
  • 30265

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Newnan was last modified: October 3rd, 2017 by The Recovery Village