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Education and Information

 

 Prime For Life /Fatal Vision Program

The Partnership for Families Children and Youth

P.O. Box 670

212 Bryant Road

Monroe, GA 30655

Phone: 770-207-6061   Fax: 770-207-6062

Website: www.thepartnershipwalton.com

Coordinator: Dena Huff   E-mail: dhuff@co.walton.ga.us

Office Hours: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm Monday - Thursday

Prime for Life classes are intended for youth who have experimented or have started to use drugs or alcohol on a regular basis. The goal of this program is education and prevention of alcohol use and abuse. The Fatal Vision component of the program involves wearing the fatal vision goggles, which simulates an intoxicated state while navigating an obstacle course. The classes are held at the Walton County Sheriff's Office. Call The Partnership for class schedule. Referral Method: Mandated by School, Court, DJJ or parent referral.

$ 25.00

 

Video: Addiction.The Demon Within

Drug addiction education in a 23-minute fast-paced, attention getting video. Order on-line at http://sharperimagevideo.com/download.htm

$ 50.00

 

Adolescent Center for Education and Services (ACES)

Adolescent Center for Education and Services

1404 South Madison Avenue

Monroe, GA 30655

Phone: 770-207-4151

Educational library open to the public that includes Pamphlets, Brochures, Videos, and Curriculum for lending on topics ranging from effects and consequences of specific drugs to avoiding peer pressure.

$ FREE

 

Youth Investigations / DARE Division (School Resource Officers)

Walton County Sheriff's Office

1425 South Madison Avenue

Monroe, GA 30655

Phone: 770-266-1514 Capt. Darren Vinson

DARE Program (Drug Awareness Resistance Education)

Website: www.waltonsheriff.org

This program is taught in the fifth grade at all Walton County schools by certified DARE Officers who are also certified Peace Officers. ADAP Program (Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program)

This program is taught by certified Peace Officers at the Walton County Sheriffs Office once a month. The ADAP program is the state of Georgia's Official program that all teens must pass in order to receive a driver's license. Call in order to enroll and get class schedule.

 

Public Library

 

Monroe-Walton County Library

217 West Spring Street

Monroe, GA 30655

Phone: 770-2674630

O'Kelly Memorial Library

363 Conyers Road

Loganville, GA 30052

Phone: 770-466-2895

W.H.Stanton Memorial Library

1045 West Hightower Trail

Social Circle, GA 30025

Phone: 770-464-2444

Drug education kits: pamphlets, brochures, videos, and curriculum - Topics: psychological concerns, tobacco, drugs, alcohol and drugs. Materials are available for checkout by general public with a library card.

$ FREE

 

Mothers Against Meth - Amphetamine (MAMA)

P.O. Box 1146

Loganville, GA 30052

Phone: 770-554-8896 (contact Janie Fulghum)

Email: info@MAMa-loganville.org   HOTLINE:   770-554-2284

MAMa mission: to provide competent and compassionate drug education and rehabilitation resources that reflect the mercy of Jesus Christ for the addict, his family, and the community.

Emphasis : Community and school education, recovery, family support, and prayer support.

Services : Meth testing kits, education resources; resource link for family and addicts through support groups, prayer team and a hotline.

 

Life Skills Training Program

The Alcove

507 Church Street Monroe, GA 30655

Phone: 770-267-9156 (Joanna Spires)

Life Skills is a program designed to help youth and children with vital skills needed for abstaining from drug and alcohol use. The topics include: effective communication, assertiveness, peer pressure, social skills, self-esteem, and self-image. This program is currently being offered at Monroe High School, Social Circle High School, Social Circle Middle School, Loganville Middle School, Carver Middle School, Walton Alternative Center and Walker Park Elementary. Referrals are made through the school counselor; however, parent referrals are accepted.

 

Georgia Crisis And Access Line

 

Phone: 1-800-715-4255

Internet: www.mygcal.com

Statewide toll free for any individual in Georgia seeking mental health, addiction, and crisis services.

 

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Drug Testing

 

Adolescent Center for Education and Services (ACES)

 

Adolescent Center for Education and Services (ACES)

1404 South Madison Avenue

Monroe, GA 30655

Phone: 770-207-4151

Urine testing kits are available for purchase at the clinic for parents to administer at home. Kits are available for specific drugs. ***Testing is not done in the clinic.

$ 5.00

 

 

Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ)

Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ)

226 Alcovy Street Building G

Monroe, GA 30655

Phone: 770-207-4192

Drug tests are administered by juvenile probation officers to juveniles who are currently on probation or on commitment status. The drug tests are administered on a random basis or upon the request of the legal parent(s)/custodian(s)/guardian(s).

 

School Resources Officers (SRO)

Youth Investigations / DARE Division (school resource officers)

Walton County Sheriff's Office

1425 South Madison Avenue

Monroe, GA 30655

Phone: 770-266-1514 Capt. Darren Vinson

Website: http://waltonsheriff.org

An SRO is a Peace Officer stationed at each middle and high school for the purpose of prevention, education and law enforcement duties. The SRO has a limited supply of drug testing kits for parents use. Must talk with the SRO at your child's school.

$ Free

 

 

Mothers Against Meth - Amphetamine (MAMA)

 

Mothers Against Meth - Amphetamine (MAMA)

P.O. Box 1146

Loganville, GA 30052

Phone: 770-554-8896

Email: info@MAMa-loganville.org   HOTLINE:   770-554-2284

Testing kits available.

$ Free (subject to change)

 

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Substance Abuse Programs

 

NA (Narcotics Anonyms)

 

Located on McDaniel Street in downtown Monroe behind CVS pharmacy and across the street from the First Baptist Church.

This program is for youth and adults who have an addiction problem. No appointment necessary. Meetings are on Tuesdays and Fridays starting at 6:30pm.

$ Free

 

 

InnerLight

Advantage Behavioral Health Systems

834 Highway 11 South

Monroe, GA 30655

Monroe: 770-267-8302 or Athens: 706-369-6363

Coordinator: Joe Wang

This program is specifically for youth with an addiction problem or at great risk of developing an addiction but not in need of residential treatment. The program is twelve weeks long with three individual sessions.

$ Sliding scale and Insurance is accepted

 

Over-Comers Class

 

Lighthouse World Outreach

609 Gene Bell Road

Monroe, GA 30655

Phone: 267-4365(Church Office) Class Contact: Lonnie Perkins 770-207-1373

This program addresses Life Controlling issues such as substance abuse, gambling, and other addictions from a Christian Perspective. It is a 12 week program that meets consecutively.   Those who meet all the requirements of the class are eligible to graduate from the program with a certificate. The class meets Monday night from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the Lighthouse Church. This class is for ages 16 and above.

$ 20.00 for program book.

   

Reformers Unanimous International Addiction Program

 

Corinth Baptist Church

3156 Langley Road

Loganville, GA 30052

Phone: 770-363-6819

Victory Baptist Church

88 Brand Road

Loganville, GA 30052

Phone: 678-294-4769 Contact: Wayne Sosebee

Meetings are from 7:00 pm -9:00 pm every Friday

 

 

Treatment Programs outside of Walton County

GRN Community Service Board

Newton Mental Health Center

8201 Hazelbrand Road

Covington, GA 30014

Phone: 770-962-5544 or 800-241-3175   Hotline: 770-962-5544

Website: http://www.grncsb.com/

Outpatient substance abuse treatment for adolescents

$ Self pay, Medicaid, Medicare, Insurance, Sliding fee scale is available based on income.

 

 Atlanta Family Counseling Center

190 Cameden Hill Road

Lawrenceville, GA 30045

Phone: 770-513-8988   Website: http://www.atlantafamilycounselingcenter.com/

Outpatient group counseling on adolescent drug and alcohol counseling and adolescent violence.

$ Adolescent groups $75 initial evaluation $25 per group session.

Payment type accepted: Self pay, Private Insurance and sliding fee scale

 

New Learning Center

120 East Trinity Place

Decatur, GA 30030

Phone: 404-378-2065

Outpatient substance abuse treatment for adolescents

$ Self-pay, Medicaid and Payment assistance is available at request

 

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Residential Treatment Facilities

 

These facilities provide care for adolescents and are within a 50 mile radius of Monroe. For a more complete list you can also look online at http://www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov/

 

 

Summit Ridge Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine

250 Scenic Highway

Lawrenceville, GA 30045

Phone: 678-442-5858    Website: http://www.gwinnetthealth.org/

Substance abuse treatment and detoxification. Hospital inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization and day treatment for adolescents.

$ Self-pay, Medicaid, Medicare and insurance

 

Peachford Behavioral Health Systems

2151 Peachford Road

Atlanta, GA 30338

Phone: 770-454-2302   Website: http://www.peachfordhospital.com/

Substance abuse treatment and detoxification for adolescents. Hospitalization, outpatient, partial hospitalization and day treatment

$ Self-payment, Medicare, private health insurance

 

Laurelwood Hospital

200 Wisteria Drive

Gainesville, GA 30501

Phone: 770-531-3800 or 800-848-3649   Website: http://www.nghs.com/

Substance abuse treatment and detoxification for adolescents. Hospitalization, outpatient, partial hospitalization and day treatment

$ Self-pay, Medicaid, Medicare, Private insurance.

 

 

Long Term Residential Facilities (30 days or more)

 

Ridgeview Institute Adult Addictions Medicine Services

3995 South Cobb Drive

Smyrna, GA 30080

Phone: 770-434-4567 ext. 3200   Website: http://www.ridgeviewinstitute.com/

Substance abuse treatment, detoxification and half-way house for adolescents. outpatient, partial hospitalization, day treatment, residential short-term 30 days or more.

$ Self-pay, Medicaid, Medicare, Private insurance

 

Hartmann Adolescent Center

119 Powers Ferry Road

Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 770-422-0202   Website: http://www.cobbcsb.com/

Substance abuse treatment services. Residential long term treatment (more than 30 days).

$ Self-pay, Medicaid, Medicare, Private insurance

 

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Reporting Illegal Drug Activity

 

Loganville Police Department

West Walton Government Center

605 Tom Brewer Road

Loganville, GA 30052

Emergency: 770-466-6679    Non-Emergency: 770-466-8087

Monroe Police Department

116 South Broad Street

Monroe, GA 30655

Phone: 770-267-7576

Website: http://www.monroega.com:8080/webx?13@@.efb70db

Social Circle Department of Public Safety

138 East Hightower Trail

Social Circle, GA 30025

Phone: 770-464-2380

Walton County Sheriff's Office

1425 South Madison Avenue

Monroe, GA 30655

Phone: 770-267-6577

Website: http://www.waltonsheriff.org/

 

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