Welcome to Our New Website

The Athens Area Commencement Center is pleased to announce the launch of its new mobile-friendly, responsive website. We hope you’ll take some time to browse the site, read the latest newsletter, follow our most recent Facebook posts, or just browse through the site to meet our staff and learn more about the Center. Stay tuned, […]

Continuing Education in Treatment

Most people have a basic understanding of what questions to ask when choosing a treatment center, but one that is often overlooked is, “What type of continuing education in treatment does your staff receive?”. Most licensing boards require some amount of continuing ed to maintain their credentialing, like nursing, social work, counseling, etc. The importance […]

Commencement Center and Opiate Addiction

In 2016, the Athens Area Commencement Center predicts a stronger heroin population in Athens, GA. Unfortunately use of prescription painkillers can progress into illegal drug use if abused. NPR discusses this in the Anatomy Of Addiction: How Heroin And Opioids Hijack The Brain. The Athens Area Commencement Center (AACC) can help you recover from prescription drug […]

Suboxone Detoxification at Athens Area Commencement Center

What is Suboxone Detoxificaton? In October of 2002 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Suboxone to treat opioid addiction. The Athens Area Commencement Center takes pride in claiming bragging rights of being the very first provider to use Suboxone in with addiction treatment in the Athens area for opiate detoxification. Since 2002, the Athens […]