Information on GHB Waycross GA

First used as an anesthetic in the 1960s, GHB later was used as a bodybuilding supplement because of its alleged anabolic effects. In the last 10 years, it’s become a recreational drug, available as a powder for snorting or smoking and as a liquid for drinking or adding to another drink. The highly concentrated liquid is usually sold in small plastic bottles for about $10. A bottle contains 9 or 10 “hits” of a capful each.

Treatment Center of Waycross
(912) 285-2658
1766 Memorial Drive
Waycross, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Georgia Therapy Associates Inc
(404) 349-6655
2797 Campbellton Road
Atlanta, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Georgia Mountains Community Services
(706) 282-4542
5700 Fernside Drive
Toccoa, GA
Hotline
(800) 347-5827
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Southwestern State Hospital
(229) 227-2904
400 Pinetree Boulevard
Thomasville, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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DM and ADR Inc
(706) 552-0688
1710 Commerce Road
Athens, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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River Edge Recovery Center
(478) 471-5389
3575 Fulton Mill Road
Macon, GA
Hotline
(478) 471-5389
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Anchor Hospital
(770) 991-6044
5454 Yorktowne Drive
Atlanta, GA
Hotline
(678) 251-3200
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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McIntosh Trail MH/MR/SA Comm Serv Brd
(770) 358-5252
700 Highway 341 South
Barnesville, GA
Services Provided
Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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GPA Treatment of Macon Inc
(478) 788-0066
6132 Hawkinsville Road
Macon, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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Turning Point Hospital Inpatient
(229) 985-4815
3015 Veterans Parkway
Moultrie, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Information on GHB

GHB is also called as “liquid ecstasy,” this cheaper club drug can be most dangerous when mixed with alcohol. Here’s how to support a patient who’s overdosed. ara Walters, 23, is brought to your emergency department (ED) after she collapsed at a nightclub. The paramedics report that when they arrived on the scene, Ms. Walters was unconscious and her vital signs were: BP 118/64; pulse, 64; respirations, 10; and temperature, 950 F (350 C)-mildly hypothermic. Although the paramedics gave her 4 mg of intravenous (LV) naloxone during transport, she’s still unresponsive, indicating that a narcotic overdose isn’t a factor. Her friends told the paramedics that Ms. Walters had been drinking alcohol and something called liquid X, which you recognize as a street name for gammahydroxybutyrate (GHB), also called liquid ecstasy. Like the street drug known as ecstasy, an amphetamine, GHB enhances sensitivity to touch and reduces inhibitions. Her pupils are 4 mm and brisk to react, and her gag reflex is severely depressed. She’s intubated to protect her airway You start a second IN line and obtain specimens for a complete blood cell (CBC) count, electrolytes, blood glucose level, blood urea nitrogen level, blood alcohol level, thyroid stimu lating hormone, serum creatine kinase, and urine drug screen. Start an infusion of 0.9% sodium chloride solution with 100 mg of thiamine (because alcohol depletes thiamine stores). Lab results reflect an alcohol...

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