Bluff Plantation

4.1 (22 reviews) ADD YOUR REVIEW
963 Bennock Mill Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
8885202635 Visit Website

Paying for Treatment

  • Insurance is Accepted
  • Financing is Available
  • Medicare is not Accepted
  • Medicaid is not Accepted

Treatment Insights

Our clinical team will develop an individualized treatment plan to address your unique challenges. Because addiction can affect so many aspects of life, we focus on the whole person—mind, body, and spirit—by incorporating a multidisciplinary blend of holistic and traditional therapies. Our program includes mindfulness meditation, spiritual care, exercise, and nutrition counseling. During your stay, we’ll help you discover the tools needed for better self-awareness and for sustaining long-term sobriety and wellness.

Bluff Plantation Reviews and Ratings Details

The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.

Reviews at a Glance

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Yet another in a long list of facilities that claim to do something different but offer the same ole thing.30 days of meetings, my son only saw a doctor once in 3 weeks and a counselor twice. At $1000...


For containment, structure and loving care Bluff is incredible! I’ve been there twice and both times I was impressed with interactions with daily staff. My therapists on both occasions were incredib...


I wasn't the patient. Small groups. Disorganized.


No follow up care fixed into place before my fianc� was released. They feed them well. That�s about it. They don�t make sure that exit day treatment is in place for the future. They don�t care...


I believe sending my daughter to Bluff Plantation saved her life. No facility is going to be perfect, but these are truly caring and skilled people. The Plantation is a gorgeous and peaceful setti...


I wasn't the patient. Small groups was a strength. Disorganized.


After more than five years of struggling, we found Bluff and we finally found the help we'd been seeking. I cannot say enough good things about Bluff, the staff, or the program. From the admissions st...


I watcat the Bluff from April 20 to May 20 of this year. I had addictions to opioids and benzodiazepines. It was definitely the hardest things I have ever done, but definitely was worth it. I don't th...


The staff is very nice. As for the leaves much to be desired. They love to talk about steps one through three and then expect you to make your amends, step 9, in front of another patient,...


DO NOT GO TO OR SEND a love one to this facility!!! This facility is doing nothing but preying on individuals struggling with substance abuse. They accommodations are below standards and not luxury. T...


Bluff changed my life! The staff cares deeply about everyone that walks through the doors. They were up front about what to expect, all costs, and provided everything they said they would. I would rec...


I\'ve been a resident at Bluff Plantation and more than once and the owner is an \"absentee owner operator\". He concedes he is a recovering alcoholic who cares greatly for his staff and residents but...


Wonderful staff,but not really equipped for methadone detox,at least not as painless as they promise. It\'s very painful & you are surrounded by other people in different stages of rehab. From my expe...


Great experience all


Staff, diet, accommodations were great, No pool. This place was amazing! The staff were wonderful and the fact that diet and exercise were incorporated into their program was a HUGE benefit. Lots of o...


I was an actual patient at this facility. The doctors and technicians were very supportive and caring. The billing department leaves much to be desired. For example, not every test they give you while...


Makes you feel at home; need one closer to home. would recommend


Dr. Jacobs and the clinical staff are amazing!! It's rare to have daily interaction with the Medical Director, the doctors usually "stop by" a couple times a week at other programs. The property is ...


All was great about the facility.


Excellent facility.


It was peaceful and secluded which gave me the peace that I needed. The accommodations was great and I felt respected and treated with integrity. Strengths: Individualized treatment plans unique to s...


very homey but expensive. Very helpful.

Areas of Focus
Co-Occurring Disorders

People with drug and alcohol addiction often have co-occurring disorders – mental illnesses such as depression, bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Drinking and drug use may be an attempt to relieve the symptoms of mental health disorders. Bluff Plantation has psychiatrists on staff who assess, diagnose and treat dual disorders. Effectively treating mental health conditions improves well-being and brings the individual a greater sense of peace – necessary for sustained sobriety.

Trauma & Associative Awareness Therapy (AAT)

Associative Awareness Therapy (AAT) uses the brain’s innate ability to adapt to change in a healing way, essentially “retraining” the brain to respond differently to familiar memories of trauma or pain.

Medical Detoxification

Drugs and alcohol have widespread effects throughout your body, including but not limited to the addiction and/or physical/psychological dependence that develops with substance abuse over time. Many organ systems are affected by addiction and will react to withdrawal. The term “medical detoxification” means that there is a trained and licensed medical professional onsite to monitor your vital signs and protect your physical and emotional health as your body goes through withdrawal.

Relapse Prevention

Whether sobriety is brand new or has lasted for many years, the risk of relapse remains a threat to recovery. What separates those who relapse from those who don’t? Using evidence-based treatments and therapies, Bluff Plantation teaches strategies and provides the support that has been shown to help men and women in recovery stay healthy and sober.

Equine Therapy

A form of animal therapy, equine therapy involves visiting, working with and sometimes riding horses as a way to create a metaphoric relationship that leads to life-altering insights.

Aftercare Support

Addiction recovery does not end with discharge after completing a rehab program. Facilities that offer aftercare planning and/or support work with patients to ensure sustainable recovery by helping to plan and make arrangements for transitional or sober living, help with housing, vocational counseling, etc.

Nutrition and Physical Wellness

At Bluff Plantation, our goal is to make sure that all of our patients’ healthcare needs are addressed. This is crucial to maintaining long-term sobriety. When people feel healthy physically and mentally, they sleep better. They have the energy to exercise and to participate in activities that are good for the body, mind and soul. They can enjoy their time with family and friends. Each one adds another brick in a strong foundation for recovery.

Key Staff Members
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    William S. Jacobs, M.D. - Medical Director

    Dr. William S. Jacobs, is the Medical Director of Bluff Plantation. He also serves as Chief of Addiction Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. Dr. Jacobs is a national clinical expert, triple board certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He has served as a consultant for the Florida Office of Drug Control, the United States Senate Crime and Drugs Subcommittee, and the U.S. Department of Labor. He has testified on Capitol Hill on MDMA – commonly known as ecstacy – and prescription misuse and abuse and has testified and consulted for the Drug Enforcement Agency on safe prescribing of narcotic drugs and the model of ideal treatment programs. Jacobs is also national forensic expert in addiction caused by medical treatment, accidental overdose, injury and death, as well as tobacco.