Located in Moultrie, Georgia, Turning Point was founded almost 25 years ago to provide help to those who are struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. The center offers both residential and outpatient services, as well as detox and medication management according to the need.
Turning Point: Treatments, Programs, and Staff
Medically supervised detox is the first step in the recovery process at Turning Point. Highly trained medical staff provides medications and around the clock monitoring in order to ease withdrawal symptoms.
The next step in the continuum of care is inpatient program which is tailored to accommodate the specific needs of each patient. The treatment is conducted through individual and group therapy, as well as training sessions and 12-step meetings. Counseling sessions are based on cognitive-behavioral approach and dialectical behavioral therapy.
Outpatient program includes partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient program.
Partial hospitalization is a step down from inpatient program. Clients stay in semi-private rooms with provided meals. Additionally, patients are constantly monitored by the staff.
The intensive outpatient program is designed to help people get back to their everyday lives. The average duration of this phase of the recovery is six months. Treatment modalities include:
- Group therapy
- Individual counseling
- Family education
- 12-step meetings
- Coping, problem-solving, and life management skills
- Anger management
- Crisis intervention
- Psychiatric services
- Medication management
Headstart program is created to identify potential behavioral problems in children. It includes observation in a classroom, assessment, therapy, and workshops for parents, children, and teachers.
Trauma therapy is designed for women in need of trauma stabilization. The program includes daily group therapy, recreation therapy, and three individual sessions per week.
All programs at Turning Point are gender-specific.
Facilities and Extras
The center is located on a beautiful 30-acre property with hiking trails and a pond.
The male facility is located in the main building, while the female lodge is in a separate part of the campus. Both buildings provide a temporary home for 14 residents. Shared rooms are equipped with twin beds, closets, and a desk. Common areas include TV, dining room, offices, and therapy rooms.
Three meals a day are provided and served cafeteria-style.
Clients can occasionally enjoy long walks, yoga classes, and hikes.
Rules and Regulations at Turning Point
Smoking is allowed in designated areas. Only one coffee a day is allowed – morning coffee, while snacks are reserved for the evening.
The cost of a 21-day stay at the center is $14,700.
Turning Point is an addiction treatment center that provides inpatient and outpatient services to individuals dealing with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. The therapy is based on cognitive behavioral approach and the 12-step philosophy. Treatment modalities include both individual and group setting, through which patients can reach life-long sobriety.