Bluff Plantation

By The Fix staff 08/02/17

Part of the Rivermend Family of Treatment Centers, Bluff Plantation is a residential treatment facility in Augusta, Georgia connected with the Augusta University Medical College of Georgia.

Bluff Plantation
Location : 963 Bennock Mill Rd Augusta, GA 30906
Phone : (844) 202-0333
Price : $45,000 (30 days).
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Insurance : No
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Introduction and Basic Services

Part of the Rivermend Family of Treatment Centers, Bluff Plantation is a residential treatment facility in Augusta, Georgia connected with the Augusta University Medical College of Georgia. Bluff Plantation provides a multi-dimensional treatment program that includes holistic methods to treat chemical dependency and co-occurring disorders. Clients who seek help here can expect comfortable accommodations, delicious food and comprehensive care.

Facility and Meals

Nestled on 178 acres of private land off the Savannah River, Bluff Plantation is in a beautiful, secluded location near downtown Augusta. The hunting lodge was recently refurbished, and each of the four surrounding cottages has two rooms with two full-sized beds where up to 16 clients can be accommodated. Sharing rooms is recommended for residents but not obligatory. Buff Plantation is a co-ed facility, but the housing is gender-specific. With no TV or Internet, Bluff Plantation offers plenty of privacy from the outside world, where residents can spend their time in reflection.

Bluff Plantation boasts world-class fare. Residents enjoy delicious meals prepared by the facility's five-star chef, specifically to aid in addiction recovery. Dishes are planned to increase dopamine and serotonin, with an emphasis on decreased sugar and foods high in amino acids such as lean proteins and fresh vegetables.

Treatment Protocol and Team

Treatment length varies depending on the client's situation and is something that’s evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Generally, most clients stay for 30 days on average. A 24-hour medically monitored detox is available on site, though some clients with medical history are stabilized first at the nearby Medical College of Georgia.

Bluff Plantation facilitates group, family and individual therapy. The staff utilizes CBT, 12-step and other holistic methods. Days are highly structured. Bluff Plantation combines an array of stress-reducing activities like meditation and socializing with individual and group sessions, as well as a nightly 12-step meeting. Also, clients receiving dual diagnosis care can expect individual therapy at least three times a week.

Dr. William Jacobs is the medical director of Bluff Plantation. Dr. Jacobs is triple board-certified in pain medicine, anesthesiology and addiction medicine. Residents are supervised and supported by his medical team, an RN with 35 years of experience, a doctor who graduated from a osteopathic medical school and a program director, 24 hours a day. The rest of the staff is made up of therapists, counselors, nursing staff, physicians, psychiatrists and recovery coaches. The staff-to-client ratio is two-to-one.

Bonus Amenities

The facility also offers innovative treatment methods such as equine therapy, yoga, and hiking. Every effort is made is made to make each client's stay as comfortable as possible.


Bluff Plantation is a first-class residential facility in the Deep South, perfect for clients looking for solitude in a beautiful place. Residents receive tailored treatment, fantastic food, a gorgeous locale and a qualified and experienced medical staff. Bluff Plantation is an invaluable asset to the southeastern United States’ recovery network.

Bluff Plantation

963 Bennock Mill Rd

Augusta, GA 30906

(844) 202-0333

[email protected]

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