Tangu, Inc. is CARF accredited, DHR Certified multi counseling service and a Georgia State Licensed
Outpatient Substance Abuse Program that has been providing quality affordable substance
abuse service in Atlanta, Georgia since 1994. The Outpatient Programs are staffed by two ASAM
Certified Physicians as well as Licensed Nurses, Licensed Psychotherapists, Licensed Counselors
& Social Workers, Certified Addiction Counselors and Therapists. Tangu offers Intensive Outpatient,
Relapse Prevention, Transitional Housing services and an Outpatient Ambulatory Detoxification
program and specializes in opiate addiction detoxification and treatment. Tangu also provides drug
prevention awareness education services to persons involved in the Municipal and State Court
systems whom have DUI’s or other minor substance abuse related offenses. In addition, Tangu provides
treatment for co-occurring disorder (substance use disorder and psychiatric disorder), and mental
health treatment services.
The name TANGU is Swahili, which means ‘New Beginning.’ We provide and engage affected individuals
and families in the healing and recovery process.
Tangu, Inc. provides counseling and treatment services for youth, adults, and families. Tangu was founded
in Atlanta and has been serving the metro Atlanta communities since June 1994. The company initially
operated on a part time basis and has evolved into a full time multi-service program.
Tangu’s mission is to provide and engage affected individuals and families in the healing and recovery
process. This is accomplished through a continuum of services, which more fully promote recovery from
multiple drugs. One of our goals is to provide quality affordable treatment services to the underserved
and poor in our communities.
Tangu provides substance abuse services to abusers who use multiple drugs i.e. alcohol, crack cocaine,
marijuana, prescription drugs, amphetamines, heroin, designer drugs and domestic violence prevention.
Tangu’s Program Services are culturally sensitive and appropriate for all cultural groups regardless of
race, religion, color or gender. The innovative programs and services offer many adults, youths and
families opportunities to begin drug and violence free lives. Tangu also offers a unique and specialized
program to provide substance abuse treatment services to geriatric senior citizens. Tangu’s newest
programs offer treatment services for co-occurring disorders and mental health treatment services.
Tangu has experienced significant success in its treatment programs. We provide a very detailed level
of care to those in need of substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence/anger management and
a variety of other types of counseling. Tangu Day/Evening & Saturday Outpatient Program average an
80% completion annually.
The overall rate of completion shows Tangu’s ability to successfully assist clients to better themselves
and become productive members of society. The growth Tangu has engaged in demonstrates the ability
to increase the previous rate of referrals and expand. This expansion will without a doubt open doors
to freedom and a new beginning for those who complete the designed treatment plan and/or other
programs offered at Tangu.
Our Program Services
Tangu’s Program Services are culturally sensitive and appropriate for all cultural groups regardless
of race, color or gender. The innovative programs and services offer many adults, youth, and families
opportunities to begin alcohol/drug and violence free lives.