Georgia

Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

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  • Drug Abuse and Addiction

    This website contains science-based facts on drug abuse and addiction. Content Detail

    By:
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Georgia Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resources

    The Division of MHDDAD serves people of all ages and those with the most severe problems. The MHDDAD regional offices are the contact points for people needing treatment for mental illness or substance abuse problems, support services for people with mental retardation, or substance abuse prevention services. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases
  • Process for Involuntary Treatment of Mental Illness or Drug Addiction

    Under certain circumstances, as ordered by a judge of the Probate Court or Superior Court, Georgia law authorizes involuntary treatment of persons proved to be suffering from mental illness or drug or alcohol addiction. This document provides basic information about this process and offers an outline of Important Code Sections, Involuntary Treatment Standards for inpatient treatment and outpatient treatment and Involuntary Treatment Proceedings. Content Detail

    By:
    Athens-Clarke County Probate Court
  • Mental Illness Fact Sheets

    Mental illness fact sheets on a variety of different mental health topics. Content Detail

    By:
    National Mental Health Association