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Residential Substance Use Treatment

Residential Substance Abuse Treatment

RSAT is a nine-month residential substance abuse treatment program, which targets high risk, high needs offenders with a history of substance use as a crime-producing behavior leading to correctional supervision. This program is based on the modified Therapeutic Community Model. Offenders who are referred to RSAT are parole mandated and/or have an assessed need as identified by NGA or professional override. For more information, please click here.

Program Sites: Coastal State Prison (males), Johnson State Prison (males), Pulaski State Prison (females), and Valdosta State Prison (males – Parole Revocations).

Probation Substance Abuse Treatment Center

This is a nine-month residential substance abuse treatment program for probationers. Offenders are court-mandated for this program and have a history of substance abuse.

Program Sites: Bainbridge Probation Substance Abuse Treatment Center (males), Northwest Probation Substance Abuse Treatment Center (males) located at Walker State Prison, Lee Arrendale State Probation Substance Abuse Treatment Center (females) located at Lee Arrendale State Prison, Coastal Probation Substance Abuse Treatment Program (males) at Coastal State Prison, and Turner Probation Substance Abuse Treatment Center (males), Bleckley Probation Substance Abuse Treatment Center (females), Paulding Probation Substance Abuse Treatment Center (males).

Integrated Treatment Facilities (ITF)

ITF is a nine-month program that actively combines interventions intended to address substance use and mental health disorders with the goal of treating both disorders, related problems, and the whole person more effectively. For more information on the agency’s ITFs, please click here.

Program Sites: West Central Integrated Treatment Facility (females) located in Pike County and Appling Integrated Treatment Facility (males) located in Baxley, Georgia.

Intensive Re-Entry Program (IRP)

IRP is a 90-day Intensive Reentry Program, which targets non-violent offenders with a history of substance abuse as a causative factor leading to correctional supervision. The goal of the IRP is to give offenders tools they can use to abstain from drugs, alcohol and criminal behaviors once released, thereby reducing recidivism.

Program Sites: Coastal State Prison, Arrendale State Prison

Contact:

Chris Austin, MPA, CADC-II, MATS
Cell: 404.695.6324
Christopher.Austin@gdc.ga.gov
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1529 Forsyth, GA 31029\



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