Addiction Resource Guide

Kickstart Residential Addiction Treatment

Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Residential treatment; 'adult males.'"

Treatment Philosophy:

"Personal responsibility."

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

"In some cases meds are necessary to 'level the playing field.'"

Family Program:

"After first level of our 3 level program residents are encouraged to start working on repairing relations with family."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"Everything is to enhance chances for long term recovery in AA or NA."

Position on Confrontation:

"Teach assertive communications."

Additional Characteristics:

"Kickstart requires all residents to secure full-time employment and invest in their treatment by paying out of their own earnings. This allows our residents real life, practical opportunities to employ the principles learned."


    Number of Beds: 30
    Detox Available: No

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 110
    Average Length of Stay 8 Months
    Percent of Women 0%
    Percent under age 25 35%
    Percent with College Education: 5%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 0%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: No
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has group sessions for:
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Crystal Meth
  • Domestic Violence
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Marijuana
  • Men
  • Methadone
  • Native American
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Prescriton Drugs
  • Young Adults (18-25)


    Self-pay Cost: $170 per week
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: No
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: Hall County, GA
    Type of License: Counseling
    Accredited by: None

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (770) 536-3749
    General Information: (770) 536-3749
    Address: 9 Stallworth St.
    Gainesville, GA 30501