Brookhaven Drug and Alcohol Rehab and Addiction Recovery Guide

Brookhaven Drug and Alcohol Rehab and Addiction Recovery Guide

Browse our Brookhaven drug and alcohol rehab guide, which includes a full schedule of all the addiction and recovery support groups in Brookhaven, Georgia, including Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, and Narcotics Anonymous. Also find our top 5 suggestions for sober fun in the area.

Brookhaven has a population of over 52,000 people and is located in Dekalb County, Georgia. The most abused substances in Brookhaven include alcohol, heroin, cocaine, and prescription pills (such as benzodiazepines and opioids). The closest prescription drug drop box location is the Brookhaven Police Department which is located at 2665 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30324. You can safely dispose of all prescription medications at this location 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Brookhaven Detox

The closest hospital for Brookhaven drug and alcohol detox stabilization and related emergencies is:

Northside Hospital Atlanta
1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342

Please note that Northside Hospital Atlanta is not a full drug and alcohol detox facility. It will assist in medical stabilization and with emergencies only. Please give our experts a call at 770-299-1677 anytime, day or night, to assist in finding the right Atlanta area / Brookhaven drug and alcohol rehab and detox solution for your individual needs.

Addiction Treatment: What to Look For

When you or a loved one is suffering from the disease of addiction, you want to make sure that you can give them the best chance at recovering. In most cases that means finding the right treatment center. Unfortunately, some recovery centers are more interested in churning a profit than actually helping people. Here are some important things to look for when choosing the right Brookhaven drug and alcohol rehab center.

As a result, the Brookhaven drug and alcohol rehab center that you want to look for is one that follows a few basic principles. These principles may seem obvious, but it creates a solid foundation that can allow all of the guests within the program to find the support and help that they need to live a sober lifestyle. Before you choose just any drug rehab center to send your loved one to, make sure that they incorporate these important principles into their program.

Individualized Approach to Treatment

Any Georgia area / Brookhaven drug and alcohol rehab program that doesn’t seem as though they offer a custom program for their guests isn’t going to be effective. Although everyone within the program is suffering from addiction, the disease itself is different for each individual. After all, drugs play a different part on the psyche and health of the person taking the drug. Someone who is addicted to meth, for example, is going to require a different program and therapy than someone who is addicted to porn or even alcohol.

When it comes to recovery, there is no “one size fits all,” method for a successful recovery. When you’re performing your research for an outpatient addiction treatment center, then make sure that the program is customized for each patient and their needs.

Licensed Psychiatrist

Every recovery center should have at least one licensed psychiatrist attached to it. This ensures that if a medical emergency does arise, that doctor has the knowledge to help officially. You wouldn’t want to be treated by a doctor who hadn’t actually received their doctorate in medical school. As such, you likely wouldn’t want your loved one to be watched over and helped through withdrawal by someone who lacks the proper credentials.Because addiction plays a key role in the brain and harms the body biologically, you need a licensed psychiatrist doctor to be involved in the process.

Support

One key principle that separates a goodB rookhaven drug and alcohol rehabfrom a mediocre one is the level of support that they offer to their clients during and after the treatment is over. For your loved one to be successful in their recovery, they will require a lot of support. Some of this support comes from those who work at the center – techs, therapists, etc. Sometimes it comes from their fellowpeers and through strongly encouraging clients to get involved in 12 step support groups (a critical component of sustaining long term sobriety). Support is something an addict needs both during their withdrawal process and after they’re clean.

Brookhaven Drug Addiction & Alcoholism Support Meeting Guide

Brookhaven, Georgia is packed with drug addiction and alcoholism support groups. Brookhaven currently has 55 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, 12 Al-Anon meetings, and 4 Narcotics Anonymous (including 2 Spanish-Speaking) meetings every week. There is one AA clubhouse in Brookhaven –  the N.A.B.A. Club. This clubhouse has multiple meetings a day, 7 days a week. The Brookhaven Al-Anon community is extremely active as well, with meetings 7 days a week. The full schedule of each fellowship is listed below.

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Please note that closed 12 step meetings are for anyone who has a desire to stop drinking/using drugs and that open meetings can be attended by anyone that is interested in the program. 

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings in Brookhaven

The following is a comprehensive schedule of AA Meetings in Brookhaven, GA:

Monday AA Meetings

Early Morning Study Group – 7:30am As Bill Sees It Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

I Can’t, We Can Group – 9:30am Open Big Book Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Bridge Builders Group – 11:00am Open Step/Traditions Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Think It Through Sober Group – 1:30pm Open Beginners Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

How It Works Group – 5:45pm Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Rush Hour Group – 6:00pm Closed Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

12 Step Titans Group – 8:00pm Closed Mens Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Tuesday AA Meetings

Early Morning Study Group – 7:30am Big Book Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

I Can’t, We Can Group – 9:30am Open Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Bridge Builders Group – 11:00am Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Think It Through Sober Group – 1:30pm Open Beginners Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

How It Works Group – 5:45pm Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Rush Hour Group – 6:00pm Closed Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Skyland Group – 8:00pm Open Speaker Meeting
Oglethorpe Presbyterian Church
3016 Lanier Drive
Atlanta, GA 30319

Tuesday Night Beginners Group – 8:00pm Closed Beginners Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

We’ve Had Enough Group – 8:00pm Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Wednesday AA Meetings

Early Morning Study Group – 7:30am Traditions Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

I Can’t, We Can Group – 9:30am Step Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Bridge Builders Group – 11:00am Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Think It Through Sober Group – 1:30pm Open Beginners Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

How It Works Group – 5:45pm Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Rush Hour Group – 6:00pm Closed Big Book Study (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Northside Young Peoples Group – 8:00pm Young Peoples Beginner Big Book Study (Handicap Accessible)
St. Martin In the Fields Episcopal Church
3110 Ashford Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30319
(Parlor Room; First Wednesday of the month meet in the Parrish Room for an Open Speaker Meeting)

Open Big Book Study Group – 8:00pm Open Big Book Study (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Thursday AA Meetings

Early Morning Study Group – 7:30am Big Book Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

I Can’t, We Can Group – 9:30am As Bill Sees It Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Bridge Builders Group – 11:00am Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Think It Through Sober Group – 1:30pm Open Beginners Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

How It Works Group – 5:45pm Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Rush Hour Group – 6:00pm Closed Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

We’ve Had Enough Group – 8:00pm Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

A Common Solution for Women Group – 8:00pm Closed Womens Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Thursday Night Mens Closed Group – 8:00pm Closed Mens Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Friday AA Meetings

Early Morning Study Group – 7:30am Open Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

I Can’t, We Can Group – 9:30am Open Big Book Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Bridge Builders Group – 11:00am Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Think It Through Sober Group – 1:30pm Open Beginners Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

How It Works Group – 5:45pm Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Rush Hour Group – 6:00pm Closed Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Skyland Group – 7:00pm Open Beginners Meeting, 8:00pm Big Book Study
Oglethorpe Presbyterian Church
3016 Lanier Drive
Atlanta, GA 30319

Sobriety First Group – 8:00pm Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Saturday AA Meetings

Early Morning Study Group – 7:30am Open Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

I Can’t, We Can Group – 9:30am Open Big Book Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Step Sisters Group – 9:30am Open Womens Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
Brookhaven Christian Church
4500 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
(Community Room)

Bridge Builders Group – 11:30am Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Think It Through Sober Group – 2:00pm Open Beginners Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

How It Works Group – 5:45pm Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Sunday AA Meetings

Early Morning Study Group – 7:30am As Bill Sees It Study (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Sunday 9:00 AM Group – 9:00am Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Original Biscayne Group – 10:00am Closed Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Bridge Builders Group – 11:30am Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Think It Through Sober Group – 2:00pm Open Beginners Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Deaf Sober Group – 4:00pm Open Discussion – Sign Language Interpreted (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

How It Works Group – 5:45pm Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Al-Anon Meetings in Brookhaven

The following Al-Anon support groups meet in Brookhaven, GA:

Monday Al-Anon Meetings

Principals Above Personality Book Study AFG – 8:00pm Closed Discussion (Handicap Access)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Tuesday Al-Anon Meetings

Tuesday Night Newcomers AFG – 8:00pm Open Beginners Meeting (Handicap Access)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Wednesday Al-Anon Meetings

Wednesday Night Literature Study AFG – 7:30pm Open Discussion (Handicap Access)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Thursday Al-Anon Meetings

Solution Seekers AFG – 8:00pm Open Discussion (Handicap Access)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
(Room to the right off lobby; Alateen meets at the same time)

Friday Al-Anon Meetings

Brookhaven AFG – 7:30pm Open Discussion (Handicap Access)
St. Martin In the Fields Episcopal Church
3110 Ashford Dunwoody Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
(Meeting in the library, signs are posted)

Skyland AFG – 8:00pm Open Discussion (Handicap Access)
Oglethorpe Presbyterian Church
3016 Lanier Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

Saturday Al-Anon Meetings

Mens Literature Study AFG – 8:00am Open Mens Meeting (Handicap Access)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
(In the L-shaped room)

Saturday Morning Mens Issues AFG – 9:30am Open Mens Meeting (Handicap Access)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
(In the A.B. Padgett room)

Lest We Women Forget AFG – 11:00am Open Womens Beginners Meeting (Handicap Access)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
(Same room as the 11:35am meeting, but in the back divider)

Lest We Women Forget AFG – 11:30am Open Womens Meeting (Handicap Access)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
(Meeting starts at 11:35am in the front room)

Saturday Night Fellowship AFG – 8:00pm Open Discussion (Handicap Access)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Sunday Al-Anon Meetings

Sunday Night Step Study AFG – 7:30pm Open Step Study (Handicap Access)
N.A.B.A. Club
1809 Briarwood Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings in Brookhaven

The following Narcotics Anonymous group meets in Brookhaven, GA:

Thursday NA Meetings

Atlanta Biscayne NA Group – 7:30pm Open Discussion – Spanish Speaking (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Saturday NA Meetings

Atlanta Biscayne NA Group – 1:00pm Open Discussion – Spanish Speaking (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Atlanta Biscayne NA Group – 7:00pm Young People Meeting (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Sunday NA Meetings

Atlanta Biscayne NA Group – 10:00am Open Discussion (Handicap Accessible)
Biscayne Room
3659 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Brookhaven Eating Disorder and Other Addiction Support Meetings

There are also group support meetings for addictions other than drugs or alcohol. While Brookhaven has a wealth of AA meetings, there is a lack of Eating Disorder and other types of support groups within the city itself. However, the nearby areas of Sandy Springs, Norcross, Roswell, and Marietta are home to many other fellowships including Overeaters Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous, Food Addicts In Recovery Anonymous, and Codependency Anonymous as well as many other drug addiction and support groups. We have links to the appropriate guide for each of these cities below.

Addiction Support Groups Near Brookhaven

While there are several 12 Step and Support programs that do not currently have meetings in the Brookhaven area, we have listed the closest meetings for each fellowship here:

Roswell Addiction Recovery Guide: Adult Children of Alcoholics, Crystal Meth Anonymous, Heroin Anonymous, Marijuana Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, Codependency Anonymous, and Emotions Anonymous.

Sandy Springs Addiction Recovery Guide: Cocaine Anonymous and Celebrate Recovery.

Marietta Addiction Recovery Guide: Nar-Anon and Smart Recovery.

Norcross Addiction Recovery Guide: Refuge Recovery, Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous, and Gam-Anon.

Sober Fun in Brookhaven, Georgia

It’s critical to start finding new ways to have fun drug rehab and alcohol rehab. Brookhaven is packed with options, including the following highlights:

Peachtree Creek Greenway Peachtree Creek Greenway – 4362 Peachtree Road, Brookhaven, GA 30319
The Brookhaven portion of the larger 12.3 mile North Fork Peachtree Creek Trail which is planned to link the Greater Atlanta Trail System. Paved paths for walking, running, hiking, and biking but also including separate soft trails.

Briarwood Park – 2235 Briarwood Way NE, Brookhaven, GA 30319
Walking trails with a large pool and an indoor sports facility which includes a basketball court.

Oglethorpe University Museum of Art – 4484 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30319
Located on the 3rd floor of 4 Lowry Hall, there is a constantly changing lineup of exhibitions. As of July 2019, the currently hosted exhibits are Salvador Dali’s Stairway to Heaven, Leon Kelly’s American Surrealist, and Peachtree Creek: A Natural and Unnatural History of Atlanta’s Watershed.

Plaza Fiesta – 4166 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30345
A 350,000 foot strip mall that originally opened in the 1960’s to be a hub for the local Latino and Hispanic communities. It is now home to over 280 retail stores with the facade of Mexican Villas. Includes everything from shopping, dining, an arcade area, an indoor play area for children, and regular events. The largest event of the year is thrown on Mexican Independence Day (September 13th).

Drepung Loseling Monastery – 1781 Dresden Drive NE, Brookhaven, GA 30319
A Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies in the heart of Brookhaven. A bastion of the exiled Tibetan Buddhist culture which has been visited by the Dalai Llama himself! In an effort to preserve the Tibetan culture, the monastery provides information and training in Buddhist traditions to Western students, scholars, and the public.

Check out the City of Brookhaven Website for more fun ideas.

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