***Intensive Outpatient Program services are ongoing services and not Medical Emergency Services.  If you have a medical emergency please call 911 immediately.  


If you are having a crisis fill out contact form to be directed to the Crisis Text Line that serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via a medium people already use and trust: text.  For Tennessee crisis call 1-855-274-7471.   For assistance with you or someone that you know please call the National Suicide Prevention lifeline call 1-800-273-8255.***

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Appalachian Counseling Centers

Counselors Assisting in Substance Abuse

& Addiction Recovery 

All counseling will be provided by a combination of licensed and licensed eligible therapist marriage and family therapists, licensed clinical social workers, certified substance abuse therapist and licensed and supervised professional Therapists.

Services must minimally, based on the individual’s service needs, include the following core components:

  •  Assessment: Each individual will receive a comprehensive and complete psychosocial assessment before admission to our program.  Appalachian Counseling Centers substance abuse addiction recovery counseling will help you identify your needs so you can recover properly.


  •  Your HIPAA Release of Information: All new clients must sign a release of information in order for the ACC to access the referring provider and medical records related to the client’s treatment at ACC (i.e. MAT, urinary drug screens, diagnosis)


  • Recovery/Treatment plan: Each individual will collaborate with their counselor to create a comprehensive recovery plan. Recovery plans shall identify individual’s goals and strengths, as well as issues/problems, and use therapeutic standards to set specific measurable long and short-term goals and establish specific approaches and interventions necessary for the individual to meet these goals. Services will be designed to support individuals in self-management of their diagnoses.  The recovery plan shall be re-adjusted as there are changes in the individual’s condition, and reflect documentation of frequency and location of contact with the individual.  The recovery plan will be reviewed and revised as needed on an ongoing basis and at a minimum every 3 months.


  •  Comprehensive Community Support: Each individual will receive community support resources for shelter, food banks, employment opportunities, and education resources.


  •  Counseling (Group, Individual, Family and Couples): Each individual will have access to group, individual, family and couples counseling.


  • Service Coordination: Each individual will have meetings with the program scheduler to coordinate appointments and services.


  •  Assessment of need for crisis intervention: All staff will be trained to manage a crisis phone call or crisis intervention in the office.    


  •  Dietary Education: Dietary information will be provided during a group format by a licensed dietician.


  •  Employment Counseling: Clients will receive information and education regarding job fairs and employment interview counseling.


  •  Education Counseling: Clients will receive information and counseling regarding how to obtain a General Education Development  (GED).