Why Choose Treatment at East TN Behavioral Health

East Tennessee Behavioral Health is an ideal place for people to receive quality care for mental health disorders, addiction concerns, or a dual diagnosis. Our team provides individualized services to help each person achieve long-term recovery. 

What We Treat

We are a leading provider of comprehensive care for people whose lives have been disrupted by behavioral health disorders. 

East Tennessee Behavioral Health, located in Knoxville, Tennessee, offers a number of services for adolescents ages 13-17, adults, and senior adults who are experiencing symptoms of mental health conditions. The following are concerns we treat as a primary diagnosis: 

  • Bipolar disorder 
  • Anxiety disorders 
  • Mood disorders 
  • Dissociative disorders 
  • Neurocognitive disorders 
  • Eating disorders 
  • Depression 
  • Alzheimer’s disease 
  • Dementia 
  • Suicidal ideation 
  • Schizophrenia 
  • Schizoaffective disorder 
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) 
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) 
  • Behavioral disturbances 
  • Psychosis 

It is important to note that we only treat substance use disorders as a primary diagnosis if an individual has an addiction to opioids. We treat addictions to the following substances as a secondary diagnosis: 

  • Alcohol 
  • Heroin 
  • Marijuana 
  • Cocaine 
  • Benzodiazepines 
  • Methamphetamines 

Comprehensive Programming

The team at our hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee, can help you heal from any harm you’ve experienced as a result of your struggles with a mental health disorder. During the admissions process, we review each person’s medical history and presenting symptoms.  

Our experts will personalize your care plan to ensure that it includes the treatment modalities that are most effective for lasting success. 

Programming options at our facility include: 

  • Inpatient treatment – An intensive level of care for those who require 24/7 monitoring, with the goal of helping them achieve stabilization 
  • Partial hospitalization program (PHP) – A highly structured level of outpatient treatment that meets daily for six to eight hours 
  • Intensive outpatient program (IOP) – A step-down level of care from our PHP that meets three to five days each week for at least three hours a day 

We understand that everyone’s path to a healthier and more productive life is different. Our goal is to ensure that each person receives the most appropriate care for them. 

Age-Appropriate Care

At East Tennessee Behavioral Health, we understand that a person’s stage in life can affect how they are impacted by mental health concerns and substance use disorders. That’s why we provide focused programming that takes age and life experience into account. 

Our campus offers specific units for adolescents and senior adults. We also offer a dual diagnosis unit, as well as a mood and thought disorders unit for adults. 

Treating the LGBTQ+ Community

At East Tennessee Behavioral Health, we strive to create a comfortable environment where LGBTQ+ patients can feel safe and understood. Because we believe that providing exceptional behavioral healthcare includes addressing a person’s mental health needs as well as respecting and honoring their identity, our expert professionals specialize in delivering affirming care. We are compassionate toward LGBTQ+ patients and educated on their needs, which enables us to provide informed and culturally sensitive treatment. We want to be an ally for you or your loved one, offering you the support and encouragement that can make a difference when you’re healing 

Planning for the Future

With an understanding that treatment is just the first step on the road to recovery, we work to ensure that everyone who completes one of our programs is ready to maintain and build on the progress they made while in our care. We do this by planning for your eventual discharge at the beginning of your time with us. 

Our multidisciplinary team develops a detailed aftercare plan for each patient. Your aftercare plan at East Tennessee Behavioral Health in Knoxville, Tennessee, will highlight the resources and support services that will best meet your needs after completing treatment at our facility. 

Discharge plans may include weekly or biweekly individual counseling sessions with an outpatient therapist, medication management services, professional referrals, community-based resources, or other services that will best support your efforts toward better health. 

To learn more about our services and programs, contact us at your convenience. We look forward to helping you determine if our hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee, is the right place for you to begin your healing journey. 

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