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Wilderness & Adventure Therapy for Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Tennessee

Wilderness and Adventure Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers in Tennessee

For addicts living within the state of Tennessee it can be hard to find programs that will be the best fit for an addiction or substance abuse issue. Addiction assessments are useful tools to help addicts and their families locate the right program and service, but some addicts will want to receive a more unique and non-traditional approach to treatment. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website do list what services operate within the state of Tennessee, but there is no specific category for what programs provide wilderness, and adventure-based treatment for teens or adults.

What philosophies are promoted at wilderness programs?

There can be many different philosophies incorporated within wilderness and adventure-based treatment, and this can include experiential adventure therapy, family programs, and individualized planning. Other therapy methods and tools used include 12-step programs, medical supervision, group therapy, and holistic approaches. Wilderness treatment is designed to treat addiction, but was originally used to help troubled teens and still is today. The effectiveness of these programs has been proven over the years, and it can help with most types of severe or moderate addictions.

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Tennessee Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Tennessee Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Here is a list of the different Wilderness & Adventure treatments in Tennessee. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.

List of Adventure & Wilderness Treatments for Addiction in Tennessee