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Bradford Health Services

Bradford Health Services


Bradford Health Services, located in Cookeville, Tenn., offers intensive outpatient programs, medical detoxification, and continuing care for adults and adolescents struggling with drug addiction and/or alcohol dependency. Bradford Health Services is a large network of addiction treatment facilities and has been in operation for over 30 years. The Cookeville location is one of 29 facilities.


Bradford Health Services’ abstinence-based treatment program follows the 12-step approach to recovery. Before beginning treatment, clients undergo an initial substance abuse assessment. Clients attend 12-step meetings, become familiar with program literature, and perform associated “step work.” In conjunction with the 12-Step program, clients also participate in a weekly schedule of group counseling sessions, educational classes, and relapse prevention training.

While educational sessions focus primarily on relapse prevention and coping with environmental stressors, the programs incorporate age-relevant issues and topics into its adolescent programming. The Cookeville location also facilitates a family program, and family participation in AA is encouraged.

After program completion, the Cookeville location offers continuing care services for adult and adolescent alumni to assist in sustained sobriety. These aftercare services include referrals to Bradford Health Services’ alumni association, ongoing monitoring and support, and referrals to community-based resources.


There is currently no information provided by Bradford Health Services regarding its treatment staff. However, one alum polled by strongly agreed facility staff are experienced and well-trained.


At the time of this writing there has been one alum polled by The reviewer gave the Bradford Health Services excellent marks in every category. She agreed that there are many counseling options to choose from, that the facility is adequately equipped and staffed to treat co-occurring mental health problems, and that facility staff are experienced and well-trained. She felt that a strength of the facility was that “Everyone there truly acted like they cared.” She also added the following commentary: “I’m really glad I went. It helped me so much and gave me all the tools and skills I need to stay clean and sober.”


At the time of this writing there has been one friend or family member polled by The anonymous loved one gave Bradford Health Services average to poor ratings. The reviewer gave the facility two out of five stars for the exercise options available, holistic offerings, and family participation. The loved one disagreed that the facility’s connectivity and visitor policies are fair, and stated he or she did not have an opinion on whether Bradford Health Services is affordable and clean/well-maintained. The reviewer did not answer any other questions pertaining to the facility.


There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its costs. However, one alum polled by agreed that treatment is affordable and/or payment plans, scholarships, or financial assistance are available. According to the facility website, Bradford Health Services accepts most major insurances and provides private pay options.

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  • It was awesome all around. Everyone there truly acted like they cared and they make sure you have everything you need to get better. I'm really glad I went. It helped me so much and gave me all the tools and skills I need to stay clean and sober. It teachers you how to move on and survive and not to be a victim again.