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Laurelwood, located on the main campus of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, provides a broad range of services for adolescents and adults experiencing mental health or substance abuse problems. Beginning with a confidential, free initial assessment, Laurelwood offers a variety of treatment options including detoxification, inpatient treatment, day partial treatment, intensive outpatient treatment, and aftercare support.

Adult Mental Health Philosophy of Care
Chemical Dependency/Dual Diagnosis Treatment
Adolescent Philosophy of Care

At Laurelwood, we believe each person has individual needs and the right to treatment with dignity and respect. Patients come to Laurelwood for help in regaining their health and in restoring balance to their lives. We are committed to providing the optimal treatment outcome for each patient in the least restrictive and most cost-effective manner possible.

Laurelwood is dedicated to providing the very best care for those suffering from a mental health or chemical dependency disorder. Laurelwood is the region’s largest private, not-for-profit, free-standing hospital dedicated to the treatment of mental health and chemical dependency disorders. As a part of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Laurelwood has access to the sophisticated medical services of the regional medical center. Laurelwood is licensed by the State of Georgia and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Help is a phone call away. Whether you want to discuss your problem, or that of a family member, Laurelwood offers professional, informed and confidential assessments. Laurelwood programs are covered totally or partially by most insurance plans, including Medicaid and Medicare.

Continuity of Care for Adolescents and Adults

We provide a variety of treatment options, which, comprise a continuum of mental health treatment. Our interdisciplinary team works together with each patient’s psychiatrist, family and the patient to decide the most effective treatment for the individual. Laurelwood's continuum includes:

Acute Inpatient Hospitalization

All patients entering Laurelwood’s program begin with a medical evaluation. The programs offer the structure, support and limits necessary for stabilizing emotions and behaviors, and improving communication skills. The program offers psycho-educational groups, intensive group therapy and specialized case management services, that include family work to help reintegrate patients into the community.

Day Partial/Intensive Outpatient

These levels of outpatient care offer flexible hours for people who have significant impairment in their daily functioning, but don’t need 24-hour supervision. This schedule allows patients to work and meet other obligations while participating in treatment. Outpatient hospitalization and Intensive outpatient services are available to adult and adolescent patients.

Aftercare Support

This weekly support group offers a bridge between hospitalization to outpatient care.

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