2 Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers in Jefferson, Georgia

Jefferson is located in Jackson County and is also home of the county seat. With nearly 10,000 residents, this small city is the birthplace of both Brantley Gilbert and Corey Smith -- two of today's hottest country music stars. Located about an hour away from Atlanta along I-85, Jefferson welcomes newcomers with that famous Georgia friendliness and provides a host of economic opportunities as well.

Airport Information for Jefferson

The Athens - Ben Epps Airport, located in Athens, Georgia, is about 23 miles from Jefferson, making it the nearest airport. Serving about 7,000 passengers a year, this airport provides daily flights to Nashville via SeaPort Airlines. Though the Hartfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport is about an hour away, it is an easy drive down Interstate 85 and is the busiest airport in the world. On average, the airport accommodates more than 260,000 passengers each day, ensuring that no matter where your friends and relatives are flying from, they will be able to easily reach Atlanta.

Weather for Jefferson

July is the hottest month for Jefferson with temperatures hovering in the 90s throughout most of that time. The lows for that month rarely drop below 70 degrees. January is typically the coldest month with temperatures of around 30 degrees being maintained. Spring and autumn is mild in the city with temperatures ranging from the 50s to the 80s.

Drug Abuse Information for Jefferson

Jefferson is the ideal place to obtain help with your substance abuse issues, offering two distinct options. Potters House offers long-term, inpatient, residential treatment as well as aftercare programs such as sober living homes for men. The facility accepts self-paying patients who use cash, check, money order, or credit card. Some options for financing via a loan might also be available.

Advantage Behavioral Systems provides services for those people who have been diagnosed with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues as well as alcohol treatment that has been ordered by the court. They accept a number of different forms of payment including insurance and self-pay options. 

Lodging Information for Jefferson

You can rest assured that when your family and friends come to support you as you address your substance abuse, they will have a suitable place to stay. The Best Western Braselton Inn provides all the amenities of home for about $86 per night.

Employment Opportunities in Jefferson

Like many of the cities and towns in the South, Jefferson has made diversification in employment opportunities a goal. Today, it offers a range of career paths that you can follow should you decide to stay in the area after you get your life back on track. The retail industry as well as manufacturing provide about 10 percent of the jobs in the area with construction, the information sector and transportation also providing nearly as many jobs.

**The facilities and organizations mentioned in this article are not affiliated with RehabCenter.net

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