Athens Area Commencement Center

Google Rating: 4.6

About Treatment Center

At Athens Area Commencement Center located in beautiful Athens, Georgia, we offer personalized treatment plans customized to fit the needs of our patients. Our premier addiction rehab center is designed to bring a sense of calm, relaxation, and peacefulness that allows our patients to enjoy and remain focused on their recovery process. We make sure that our patients feel safe and secure in knowing that they’ve made the right decision in seeking treatment here at Athens Area Commencement Center. Beginning with a comprehensive assessment, our addiction specialists conduct the perfect treatment plan based on the patients’ needs. Every person that participates in our treatment programs will greatly benefit from these assessments because it allows us to build a more personal connection with the patient. With this connection comes a clearer understanding as to what the patient needs to recover properly, thus enabling us to determine the best course of action. We accept Medicare and Most Insurances and other insurances. We strive to show addicts that they can achieve anything, as long as they refrain from drugs and alcohol. It’s up to our dedicated staff at Athens Area Commencement Center to show them the way. We will do everything in our power to help our patients recover from their addiction and achieve all of their goals, both during treatment and once treatment is over.

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  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug Addiction
  • Intervention center
  • Medical Detox
  • Substance Abuse

Payment Methods

American Express, Cash or self-payment, Check, Mastercard, Medicare, Visa.

Accepted Insurances

  • Medicare
  • Most Insurances

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Google Reviews

The Athens Area Commencement Center is a fantastic place that helped save my life. The outpatient program is well structured and helps you maintain and manage your life and sobriety. My only regret is that I did not go sooner. The counselors and staff are absolute professionals and experts that will treat you with respect. I highly recommend the Commencement Center to all families looking to get help for their loved ones or themselves. The Aftercare program is also a necessity for continued personal development. Please call and they will help.

jeffrey vann, 25 days ago

AACC saved my life, my family, and my businesses. I am an alcoholic and had tried several expensive, high profile in patient programs which did not work for me. My health was suffering, my wife had left me and my businesses were struggling, all due to my addiction and inability to address my problems. I felt helpless and was at my rock bottom. I found AACC and made a call to them. I received a prompt response from Jim and then Rob. I agreed to join their out-patient program and started that same day. Upon arrival, I was provided immediate and excellent medical attention to assist with Detox and other medical issues. I attended group and individual sessions daily for six weeks and would return home at night. This program is different from all others. AACC provides you with an excellent education concerning addiction as well as the needed tools to regain your life and happiness. The AACC program is different. If you are ready for a real solution but feel hopeless, definitely seek help from AACC. The team at AACC will warmly welcome you with open arms and provide you with the education and tools needed to defeat any addiction, alcohol. and\or drugs for the rest of your life. I also recommend the After Care program. After Care provides the ongoing support needed to remain addiction free for the rest of your life as well as stay in touch with people that you met during rehab. AACC will provide you everything needed to restore your life and happiness, regardless of your situation.

Clay Newman, 2 months ago

The Athens Area Commencement Center has restored my husband's life and family. My husband was addicted to pain medication so severely that he was unable to stop taking them because of the violent withdrawals. The outpatient detox program worked out great and allowed my husband to go to treatment during the day and continue detoxing at home. I never thought this could be possible. The staff reassured me and made us feel hopeful that this was possible and their experience was inevitable. It was also very convenient to have such a great program local that my husband could get help from. Not only did the Commencement Center help my husband, but they helped our marriage and our families life. Everyone at the Commencement Center was compassionate and always available. I strongly recommend the Athens Area Commencement Center for anyone with a drug addiction. They make you feel like part of their family.

Gail Thomas, 1 year ago

Our business, Thrasher Photo and Design, recently created a new website and video for the Athens Area Commencement Center. Everyone on the staff was so friendly and easy to work with, and we found the center offices and meeting areas welcoming and comfortable. We especially liked that the Commencement Center is family-owned and operated, and that they've been committed to and involved in the Athens recovery community for decades. The Center also works closely with local University of Georgia professors and Athens-area medical professionals to stay on top of the very latest in treatment and counseling. And the best part is Beau, the therapy dog! We really got to know the AACC team well by working with them, and I can safely say that they are the friendliest and most knowledgeable at what they do in North Georgia.

Beth Hall Thrasher, 1 year ago

Truly a life-changing experience. Though the process required my willingness and a lot of difficult work, The Athens Area Commencement Center provided me the stabilization, education and treatment necessary to begin a new life in recovery. The staff is comprehensively knowledgeable, caring and compassionate. For those who want it, this program WILL work for you. My most sincere gratitude is extended to the staff, especially Beau, without whom many days would have been a lot less bright.

Dan Roth, 1 year ago

First and foremost, my God gets all the credit and honor for my sobriety today. But there is no doubt in my heart or in my mind that He worked through The Athens Area Commencement Center and its staff to get through to me. I was hopeless, or so I thought, when I was brought into the Commencement center by my dad. My family and I didn't at that time know very much about addiction but we did know Jim Hinzman and we knew I needed help.The staff at the Commencement Center not only informed and educated both myself and my family on my addiction to alcohol but they were also instrumental in giving me a safe place to receive healing, forgiveness and love. I came in convinced I was both beyond help, forgiveness and that I was unlovable. My counselor told me that she had enough faith that I could recover for the both of us until I could find my own faith and that she would love me until I could love myself again and she did both. The entire staff at the Commencement Center did those things for me. They also had the knowledge and wisdom to know when I needed more. After 8 weeks of outpatient treatment there and still not being able to stay away for alcohol they helped me come to the decision to go to a live-in recovery home for women. That was 12 years ago next week and I have been sober ever since by the Grace of God and program of Alcoholics Anonymous. When I came back from the recovery home the Commencement Center continued in the process of helping me learn to live sober one day at a time by offering me the opportunity to participate in their Aftercare program which I did for a long time. Now let me also share that just because we get sober doesn't mean life doesn't still happen. When I had been sober for 19 months my mom died in her sleep for unknown reasons at 54 years old. The Commencement Center staff, my counselor and the people I had met there and in the rooms of AA were there for me in way that others couldn't be. They rallied around and held me up when the ground gave way beneath me. Because of what they taught me and showed me I didn't have to drink alcohol to get through the unbearable pain and I was able to actually be there and be of service to my family as went through this devastating loss. The Athens Area Commencement Center will forever hold a special place in my heart and I pray that God richly blesses the staff there and what they are doing in the lives of people just like me. They not only know what they are doing but they CARE about what they are doing and they care about people they are doing for.

Faith Jennings, 1 year ago

I went here for help with my alcohol problem. They were able to detox me safely and I continued treatment for their six week program. I was very happy with all of their staff (especially Beau) and have been sober for almost two years now. The treatment they provide is top notch (sadly it wasn't my first) and definitely the most valuable. I am forever grateful to their staff for helping me get back to work and functional again.

Regina Hall, 1 year ago

This place saved my son's life. We had tried everything to help him but didn't have any success until we found the Commencement Center. They helped him get off pills and gave him his life back. He's working again and doing great. We are so grateful to the staff that included us in his treatment, were really easy to get in touch with, and treated us like family. The therapy dog is a great bonus. Highly recommend.

Franklin Myers, 1 year ago

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