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The Extension Accredited

The Extension
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 793, Marietta, Georgia 30061, United States
Phone: 770-590-9075
Admissions: David Elrod
Admissions Email:
Admissions Phone: 770-590-9075
Marketing Contact: Betsy Mathews
Marketing Phone: 770-590-9075
Membership Type: Provider
About This Organization:

The Extension has been saving lives from life-controlling addictions for over 30 years. The Extension is a nonprofit, state-licensed residential treatment program for men and women who are homeless as the result of a drug or alcohol addiction. In just 9-12 months, the life of a man or woman suffering from addiction can be saved and transformed into an accountable, productive member of our community.

Our proven, comprehensive program addresses every aspect of addiction. Our residents are learning to “live life on life’s terms” by working a full-time job with an individualized addiction recovery program.

Our program includes:

Individual Case Management
Base Recovery Curriculum 101-102
Process groups – Relapse Prevention, Codependence, Boundaries, Substance Use Disorder Counseling
Anger Management
Life Skills – Toxic Relationships, Money Management, Effective Communication, Employment skills
Family Counseling
Physical Health & Social Skills
Daily Meditation and Reflection

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to facilitate a transformation that empowers chemically dependent homeless men and women to become sober, accountable members of society and to serve as a recovery resource for the community.

Licensing Body:

Georgia Department of Community Health

Accrediting Body: CARF
Treatment Type: Residential
Recovery Support Services: Other
Other Recovery Support Services Offered:

9 to 12 month residential addiction treatment with a robust alumni program

Clinical Approach: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, EMDR, Twelve Step
Specialty: All Gender
Number of Beds: 50-99 Beds
Year Founded: 1984
P.O. Box 793
Facility Type: Treatment Center