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Frequently Asked Questions

Overview

1. What kinds of facilities require a license?

Any substance abuse facility which offers treatment services for substance abuse requires a license from Georgia Department of Community Health. Substance abuse facilities are licensed according to the level of care and services they are capable of providing to their clients and different regulators govern different types of services.  View More

2. What kinds of facilities provide addiction services in Georgia?

The following programs offer treatment and education services to alcohol and drug addicted individuals in Georgia.  View More

3. What does it mean to be 'licensed' or 'accredited' in this industry?

Licensing means that the facility has been granted a written notice conveying to the public that the regulator has issued its permission to operate authorized services. View More

4. What are the staffing requirements of a substance abuse facility?

Facilities must ensure adequate staff to meet client needs, and that individuals employed are appropriately vetted to insure they do not pose a risk to clients. View More

5. Are there any other organizations where we could find more information?

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

http://www.samhsa.gov/  View More

Treatment/Rehabilitation Programs

Overview

6. What kinds of facilities require a license?

Any substance abuse facility which offers treatment services for substance abuse requires a license from Georgia Department of Community Health. View More

7. What kinds of facilities provide addiction services in Georgia?

The following programs offer treatment and education services to alcohol and drug addicted individuals in Georgia. View More

8. What does it mean to be 'licensed' or 'accredited' in this industry?

Licensing means that the facility has been granted a written notice conveying to the public that the regulator has issued its permission to operate authorized services. View More


Governance and Staffing

9. What are the staffing requirements of a substance abuse facility?

Facilities must ensure adequate staff to meet client needs, and that individuals employed are appropriately vetted to insure they do not pose a risk to clients. Additionally, facilities must meet the following minimum staffing requirements: View More

10. What kind of ownership and staffing structures are common with these types of residential arrangements?

A recovery housing facility may be structured as a nonprofit corporation, a for-profit corporation, limited liability company, partnership, or a sole owner arrangement. View More

11. Are there any other organizations where we could find more information?

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
http://www.samhsa.gov/  View More

 

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