Substance Abuse Treatment Makes a Difference

Substance Abuse professionals are available to provide counseling and other services for consumers living in Cherokee, Etowah and Dekalb Counties. Our offices are open 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. Services will be offered to those consumers who have been assessed and determined to be appropriate for specific services.  


Overview of Our Substance Abuse Services

C ED Mental Health Substance Abuse Services provide Individual Services and Intensive Out Patient Groups (IOP).


  • IOP Group in Etowah County
  • Outpatient in Etowah County
  • IOP Group in Cherokee County
  • Outpatient Services in Cherokee County
  • Outpatient Services in Dekalb County
Group times are subject to change. All of our consumers' names and information are kept strictly confidential.

Additional Services

  • Treatment for Dual Diagnosis
  • HIV Education
  • TB Education
  • Case Management
  • Prevention Services

We also provide assessments for pregnant woman and IV drug users.

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Facts of Alcohol

  • Alcohol is the number one drug of choice for teenagers
  • Alcohol related car crashed are the number one killer for teenagers in the United States
  • Alcohol is the number one drug in America
  • Drinking alcohol does not quench your thirst – it causes dehydration
  • Alcohol interferes with your nervous system. You loose balance, coordination and judgement.
  • Alcohol ages and damages the brain.
  • Teens that drink alcohol are 7.5 times likely to use drugs and 50 times more likely to use cocaine than young people who never drink alcohol.

5 Myths about Drug Abuse and Addiction