Fort Oglethorpe is a city with a total area of 36 km². Most part of the city is in Catoosa County but a part of it extends into Walker County. Fort Oglethorpe had a population estimated at 36 km² as of 2018. Opioid dependency has become a menace to the U.S and the world at large. People experiencing it in this city may visit any methadone clinic Fort Oglethorpe GA for medication-assisted treatment. Usually, the uncontrollable craving of methadone comes with some level of helplessness because there are psychological and physical negative effects from symptoms of opioid withdrawal. Methadone is the approved drug to manage such a situation. Methadone clinics focus on dispensing such medication but some methadone clinics in Georgia may provide additional services. The program enrollee is required to tell the medication-assisted treatment practitioner their full health history so that doses of methadone could be tailored for them. Doses of methadone should not be shared. Everyone who needs some must meet with the medication-assisted treatment officer because misuse of methadone could have health-threatening side effects. Methadone is regulated. All clinics are required to be registered with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Methadone maintenance could be completed within about twelve months but long-term maintenance could go on for years.