Plateau Mental Health Center

Plateau Mental Health Center


Plateau Mental Health Center in Cookeville, Tennessee is operated by Volunteer Behavioral Health, an organization that manages a network of more than 15 recovery centers throughout the state. The center specializes in offering treatment services for individuals struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. Treatment options include intensive outpatient (IOP), outpatient, and residential treatment, with on-site detoxification available.


The center provides a range of treatment programs, including the CHOICES Program, an intensive outpatient program specifically designed for women with co-occurring disorders. Residential treatment programs are also offered for both men and women with co-occurring disorders. Evidence-based practices and therapeutic approaches such as individual and group therapy are utilized during treatment.

In addition, the center offers medically monitored detoxification services, a crisis stabilization unit, a crisis walk-in center, as well as DUI treatment and case management services for individuals of all age groups. Outpatient therapy options include adult, individual, and group therapy. The center further assists individuals transitioning out of homelessness, operates a peer support center, and provides psychiatric medication management.

Specialty evaluations are available, including psychological evaluations, psychosexual evaluations for adults and adolescents, as well as evaluations for veterans and military personnel.


No information about the treatment staff is currently available.


No information about the living arrangements and related offerings is currently provided.


There are no alumni reviews available at this time.

On Google, reviews of the center were predominantly negative, with three reviewers giving the facility a rating of two stars or lower. These reviews commonly described the intake staff as dismissive and criticized the director for lacking an understanding of mental health disorders.

Regarding the center’s unofficial Facebook page, 11 reviews were available at the time of this writing, resulting in an average rating of 3.1 out of five stars. Several reviewers expressed dissatisfaction with the staff, describing them as rude, and mentioned difficulties in getting appointments. One reviewer named James wrote: “Very rude staff. Telephone system is horrible. Do not return calls. If they do answer the phone, you’re immediately put on hold only to be disconnected.”


The single loved one polled by offered a mostly positive review of Plateau Mental Health Center. The loved one, Lisa, gave the center top marks in various categories, including affordability, cleanliness, and family participation. Lisa wrote, “They are very caring; there are very hands-on and serious about sobriety.”


No information about the center’s costs is currently available.

Services provided by Plateau Mental Health Center

Service Setting

  • Outpatient
  • Residential
  • Intensive Outpatient
  • Outpatient Detox
  • Type of Care

  • Detox
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Treatment Approaches

  • Anger Management
  • Brief Intervention
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Martix Model
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Trauma-related Counseling
  • 12-step Facilitation
  • Detoxification

  • Alcohol Detoxification
  • Benzodiazepines Detoxification
  • Cocaine Detoxification
  • Opioid Detoxification
  • License/Certification/Accreditation

  • State Substance Abuse Agency
  • State Mental Health Department
  • Commission On Accreditation Of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Genders Accepted

  • Male
  • Female
  • Plateau Mental Health Center Reviews

  • Treatment Effectiveness
  • Accommodations & Amenities
  • Meals & Nutrition
  • They are very caring there are very hands on and serious about sobriety it being co-ed was a little , I believe that because of the situation u r dealing with it causes u 2 b vulnerable and feelings get involved , that's what caused my relapse..I have been clean almost a yr and 1/2 now ..I finally got tired of being sick and tired I highly recommend it