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KickStart Addiction Recovery

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What We Do

Kickstart is a long-term residential drug and alcohol treatment center for men 18 and older. Treatment is offered in a highly structured and closely supervised environment.

  • Graduation requires a minimum stay of 12 months,but graduation is not required to complete a court mandate.
  • Kickstart accepts both court mandated and volunteer clients. Kickstart requires each resident to maintain full-time employment.
  • Kickstart requires each resident to be responsible for their treatment costs as well as any court-mandated financial obligations.

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Group Therapy

Individual Therapy

Job Placement Assistance

Relapse Prevention

About Us

Residential addiction program for men

Kickstart’s mission is to help each resident to become a successful, productive member of his community. We offer an atmosphere that is both challenging and supportive. Kickstart instills life skills and disciplines that will serve residents well in their future endeavors.

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Dodie Tilley, SAC

Ms. Tilley has over 30 years experience working with alcoholics and addicts. She is the founder of Kickstart and has served in the capacity of Director from the inception of the program.

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Lewis Smith
Director of Resident Affairs

Mr. Smith has over 23 years sobriety and has worked to help other addicts and alcoholics for all that time. He conducts AA meetings in jails and the community. Mr.Smith has also been involved with Kickstart since his graduation from the program over 20 years ago.

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Mark Black
Business Administrator

Mr. Black handles financial decisions concerning residents and The Kickstart program as a whole. He also acts as a liaison to the courts or any supervising agency. Mr. Black has over 23 years experience working with addicts and alcoholics.

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2248 Skelton Rd, Gainesville Ga, 30506

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