ABOUT ENGLISH MOUNTAIN RECOVERY
Sprawled throughout 27 acres in Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains region, English Mountain Recovery provides residential treatment for adult men and women dealing with substance abuse and. Detoxification is offered on-site.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Individualized treatment programs last 90 days in total, though shorter stays of 30, 45, and 60 days can be arranged. Treatment plans are gender-specific and rooted in the 12-steps. Clients will participate in individual and group therapy. While men will attend groups focused on anger management and managing emotions while group counseling sessions for women focus on domestic violence and self-esteem. Men and women will both explore professional pressures, spirituality, and family and parenting.
English Mountain Recovery employs holistic treatments like art therapy, which includes painting, rock sculpturing, and drawing, music therapy, and equine therapy. Other experiential therapies include adventure therapy, recreation therapy, and psychodrama.
Clients will also have relapse prevention training andto help them as they transition into sober living. English Mountain Recovery will refer graduates to extended care and sober living facilities as needed.
English Mountain Recovery employs a medical director, clinical director, family program coordinator, a trauma therapist, two equine specialists, licensed counselors, licensed addiction specialists, registered and licensed nurses, and a music/spirituality counselor.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Surrounded by lakes in a secluded location, English Mountain Recovery is perfect for recreational outdoor activities like whitewater rafting, hiking, swimming, and low ropes courses. Clients live in seperate units with porches.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Five alumni praised treatment at English Mountain Recovery with perfect five-star marks for staff experience and training and overall treatment effectiveness. Alumni indicated that they’d recommend treatment at the facility. The center’s accommodations, exercise and leisure options, family participation options, and visitor’s policy earned 4.8 out of five stars.
“I had been to previous treatment facilities prior and found the most help from this rehab,” wrote Kerri. Another alum, Dan, added: “I honestly believe English Mountain stives to be what it is a safe place to heal and learn how to live a drug free life.”
One alum criticized the low cost of the facility while others felt that the facility could do better treating co-occurring conditions and aftercare planing. W.R. criticized: “Not enough awareness of co-occurring emotional and mental conditions.”
On Google, the facility earned four out of five stars from eight reviewers. 
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
Five loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave English Mountain Recovery high marks. Parent P.M. commented: “I feel that the program at EM was the one that helped her in her recovery. She relapsed, almost died, but clung to the spiritual teachings of EM. we are now 16 months clean!” Another anonymous loved one added: “I think they honestly care about the individual client and their future for sober living.”
WHAT STAFF SAY
The sole staff member polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave English Mountain Recovery praise for co-occurring conditions treatment but gave two out of a possible five stars of the clinical and medical staff. The anonymous employee wrote: “Lack of appropriate medical support.”
English Mountain Recovery accepts insurance plans but does not specify which ones.