Overview:

Ridgeview is committed to providing high quality behavioral health services through prevention, treatment of mental illness & substance abuse, and support to improve the overall health, well-being, recovery, and hope of the people we serve. Ridgeview's services reflect the values to which the agency is committed.
Ridgeview is a private, not-for-profit community mental health center based in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Since its inception in 1957, Ridgeview has expanded services to over 23 sites in a five-county geographic area, including Anderson, Campbell, Morgan, Roane and Scott counties.
Ridgeview Psychiatric Outpatient Center philosophy is simple in that they believe that recovery is very real and possible, and that individuals seeking services are essential partners in the recovery process. Additionally Ridgeview believes in the concept of integrating behavioral health with physical health care and has several processes in place to enhance this important concept. Lastly Ridgeview believes that safe and affordable housing is an essential component of the recovery process and as a result owns, operates and manages an extensive housing continuum.

Admissions:

Programs for Women
Programs for Men
Adult Programs
Adolescence Programs
Elderly Programs
Young Adult Programs
Smoking Permitted
Hearing Impaired Programs

Financials:

Payment Assistance
Medicaid
Medicare
Self-pay Options

Detox Services:

Medication-Assisted Treatment:

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications along with counseling and therapy to treat substance abuse. MAT is mainly used to treat opioid addictions (i.e. heroin and/or prescription drugs like OxyContin or Vicodin). Medications like buprenorphine are used in MAT to help normalize brain chemistry, block the effects of alcohol and/or opioids, relieve cravings, and stabilize body functions, making sobriety easier to maintain. All medications used are approved by the FDA, and every MAT program is tailored to the patient's specific needs. Medications are recommended to help deal with the symptoms of mental illness. The psychiatrist, nurse practitioner and nurse work collaboratively to assure that the client is guided through the process which often includes education about the risks and benefits of medications, importance of nutrition and exercise, and ways to prevent negative interactions from medications.

Psychotropic Medication:

Psychotropic medications (aka psychodynamic medication) are any medicines used specifically to affect and/or alter a patient's mind, emotions, and behaviors. Such psychiatric medicines are often used to change chemical levels in the brain that impact a person's mood and behavior. These medications include mood stabilizers, antidepressants, anti-ADHD drugs, and anti-anxiety medications.

Level of Care:

Inpatient:

Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient's individual requirements.

Individualized Treatment:

Certain drug and alcohol rehabs have standard treatment regimes they expect all patients to follow. Others offer individualized treatment, meaning they tailor treatment to a person's specific background and needs. For example, a rehab facility may adjust a treatment program to take into account the type of drug or addiction from which the person suffers, their age, medical condition(s), religious beliefs, or lifestyle.

Aftercare Support:

Completing a drug or alcohol rehab program shouldn't spell the end of substance abuse treatment. Aftercare involves making a sustainable plan for recovery, including ongoing support. This can include sober living arrangements like halfway houses, career counseling, and setting a patient up with community programs like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

Treatment Focus:

Opioid Addiction:

Opioid rehabs specialize in supporting those recovering from opioid addiction. They treat those suffering from addiction to illegal opioids like heroin, as well as prescription drugs like oxycodone. These centers typically combine both physical as well as mental and emotional support to help stop addiction. Physical support often includes medical detox and subsequent medical support (including medication), and mental support includes in-depth therapy to address the underlying causes of addiction.

Alcoholism:

The goal of treatment for alcoholism is abstinence. Those with poor social support, poor motivation, or psychiatric disorders tend to relapse within a few years of treatment. For these people, success is measured by longer periods of abstinence, reduced use of alcohol, better health, and improved social functioning. Recovery and Maintenance are usually based on 12 step programs and AA meetings.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse:

A combined mental health and substance abuse rehab has the staff and resources available to handle individuals with both mental health and substance abuse issues. It can be challenging to determine where a specific symptom stems from (a mental health issue or an issue related to substance abuse), so mental health and substance abuse professionals are helpful in detangling symptoms and keeping treatment on track.

Dual Diagnosis:

Many of those suffering from addiction also suffer from mental or emotional illnesses like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, or anxiety disorders. Rehab and other substance abuse facilities treating those with a dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder administer psychiatric treatment to address the person's mental health issue in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

Therapy Programs:

Family Therapy:

Research clearly demonstrates that recovery is far more successful and sustainable when loved ones like family members participate in rehab and substance abuse treatment. Genetic factors may be at play when it comes to drug and alcohol addiction, as well as mental health issues. Family dynamics often play a critical role in addiction triggers, and if properly educated, family members can be a strong source of support when it comes to rehabilitation.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a therapy modality that focuses on the relationship between one's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is used to establish and allow for healthy responses to thoughts and feelings (instead of unhealthy responses, like using drugs or alcohol). CBT has been proven effective for recovering addicts of all kinds, and is used to strengthen a patient's own self-awareness and ability to self-regulate. CBT allows individuals to monitor their own emotional state, become more adept at communicating with others, and manage stress without needing to engage in substance abuse.

Individual Therapy:

In individual therapy, a patient meets one-on-one with a trained psychologist or counselor. Therapy is a pivotal part of effective substance abuse treatment, as it often covers root causes of addiction, including challenges faced by the patient in their social, family, and work/school life.

Trauma Therapy:

Trauma therapy addresses traumatic incidents from a client's past that are likely affecting their present-day experience. Trauma is often one of the primary triggers and potential causes of addiction, and can stem from child sexual abuse, domestic violence, having a parent with a mental illness, losing one or both parents at a young age, teenage or adult sexual assault, or any number of other factors. The purpose of trauma therapy is to allow a patient to process trauma and move through and past it, with the help of trained and compassionate mental health professionals.

Group Therapy:

Group therapy is any therapeutic work that happens in a group (not one-on-one). There are a number of different group therapy modalities, including support groups, experiential therapy, psycho-education, and more. Group therapy involves treatment as well as processing interaction between group members.

Couples Therapy:

Whether a marriage or other committed relationship, an intimate partnership is one of the most important aspects of a person's life. Drug and alcohol addiction affects both members of a couple in deep and meaningful ways, as does rehab and recovery. Couples therapy and other couples-focused treatment programs are significant parts of exploring triggers of addiction, as well as learning how to build healthy patterns to support ongoing sobriety.

Experiential Therapy:

Experiential therapy is a form of therapy in which clients are encouraged to surface and work through subconscious issues by engaging in real-time experiences. Experiential therapy departs from traditional talk therapy by involving the body, and having clients engage in activities, movements, and physical and emotional expression. This can involve role-play or using props (which can include other people). Experiential therapy can help people process trauma, memories, and emotion quickly, deeply, and in a lasting fashion, leading to substantial and impactful healing.

Nutrition Therapy:

Nutrition therapy, aka medical nutrition therapy (MNT), is a way of treating physical, emotional, and medical conditions through diet. Specific dietary plans are designed by professional nutritionists or registered dietitians, and patients follow them in order to positively affect their physical and mental health.

Amenities:

Private Setting
Average Location
Last Updated: 01/22/2018

Rehabs near Ridgeview Behavioral Health Services

  • Tennessee Valley Healthcare System - Alvin C. York Campus

    0 Reviews | Public | Accredited by SAMHSA, Joint Commission and CARF
    Drug And Alcohol Abuse | Medication-Assisted Treatment | Partial Hospitalization Program | Sound Therapy
    3400 Lebanon Pike Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  • JourneyPure - Center for Professional Excellence

    0 Reviews | Private | Accredited by State License, CARF and NAATP
    Mental Health And Drug Abuse | Ambulatory Detox | Partial Hospitalization Program | Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
    5110 Florence Road Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  • Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

    0 Reviews | Public | Accredited by SAMHSA, Joint Commission and CARF
    Drug And Alcohol Abuse | Medication-Assisted Treatment | Medically Assisted Detox | Sound Therapy
    1310 24th Avenue South Nashville, TN 37212
  • The Oaks at La Paloma

    1 Review | Private | Accredited by SAMHSA, Joint Commission and NAATP
    Mental Health And Drug Abuse | Buprenorphine Detox | Partial Hospitalization Program | Hypnotherapy
    2009 Lamar Avenue Memphis, TN 38114