Residential Admissions Information

Residential Admissions Information

Admission Information at HUGS Recovery Centers

You have just made a very important decision, one that will affect the rest of your life. In order that you come prepared and know what to expect, HUGS Recovery Centers has compiled the following information that will be helpful in planning for your residential treatment experience. Our alcohol and drug rehab centers are in Atlanta.

Consumer Rights

HUGS Recovery Centers believes in respectful treatment of clients, family members, and staff while providing a safe and supportive environment. HUGS Recovery Centers provides a system to ensure that the clients’ and rights are preserved and protected. A copy of these rights will be given to you upon admission into HUGS.

Confidentiality

HUGS Recovery Center’s commitment to each client’s confidentiality is ensured by our legal responsibility as mandated by state and federal law. At this Georgia Rehab treatment center each staff member is dedicated to upholding these standards in all communications and records.

Medication

It is important that you advise the Intake Counselor of all medications you are currently taking. Include the name of the medication, the dosage and frequency administered, as well as the name of the physician who prescribed the medication. Please bring a 30-day supply of medications prescribed and/or authorized by a physician  in the appropriately labeled bottle. Controlled substances will be destroyed, except with a written order by your Medical Provider and/or Physician. Each client will be responsible for the administration of his or her prescribed medications however we do provide for the safe storage of medications. Please do not bring over-the-counter medications (i.e., Advil, Tylenol, etc.), vitamins, herbs, or nutritional supplements unless authorized by a physician. All over the counter medications must have Staff approval prior to the consumer taking any medication.

Tobacco Use

HUGS Recovery Centers are SMOKE FREE facilities. However, for those who do smoke, there are certain limited designated areas, outside only, where smoking is permitted.

Visitors

Clients may have scheduled visitation after they have met with their primary therapist and appropriate visitors have been authorized and scheduled. Visitors are required to follow the guidelines for appropriate attire. Guests are asked to not bring any food, candy, soda, gifts, magazines, etc. to any client without the Counselors’ permission, and all packages will be checked by a staff member. In order to ensure confidentiality, cameras and picture-taking are not permitted on the grounds of HUGS Recovery Centers.

Telephone/Mail

In order to ensure a therapeutic environment, clients are encouraged to make phone calls only after the first 5-days of treatment. Upon admission, clients are allowed to call a significant other person to advise them of their safe arrival.

Telephones are available during certain hours each day in the main office.

Mail should be sent to the following address:

Client’s name
c/o HUGS Recovery Centers
777 Cleveland Ave., Suite 301
Atlanta, Georgia 30315

No mail order packages will be delivered to clients while they are in treatment unless authorized by their primary therapist.

Family Education & Support Program

When available, the Family Program at HUGS Recovery Centers is designed to create a recovery foundation for you and your family or significant others. This program aims to expand self-awareness and knowledge of family dynamics as well as increase communication skills. This process introduces family members to a variety of self-care tools and provides resources for continuing care.

The Family Education Program is scheduled on the first Monday evening of the month at 6:00 p.m.  Participation in this program is included in the cost of the client’s treatment.

We hope the preceding information answers any questions you might have. If you have additional questions, please feel free to call the Intake Department at 1-888-874-0593 or click on the “Reserve My Bed”  button below to Reserve a bed today!   

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HUGS Recovery    777 Cleveland Ave., Suite 301, Atlanta, GA 30315     404-228-2222