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Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital

Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta, TN

Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital offers comprehensive mental health services, including inpatient programs and various therapies, to promote healing and wellness for patients struggling with emotional or addiction issues.

About Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital

Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta, Tennessee provides comprehensive mental health services to patients. The hospital offers inpatient mental health care programs to help individuals who are struggling emotionally or with addiction. Their experienced team of providers offer a range of treatments such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Experiential Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Inpatient Treatment, and Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT). Patients receive individualized care plans, designed to promote an environment of healing and wellness. With a focus on holistic care, guests are encouraged to take an active role in their recovery.

The team of mental health professionals at Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital are dedicated to providing compassionate and effective care for those in need of mental health services. Their staff is highly trained and experienced in providing evidence-based treatments and support. The hospital also offers educational opportunities to help individuals learn more about mental health, as well as various forms of counseling and support groups. With a commitment to patient care, Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital is proud to provide quality mental health services to the people of Sparta, Tennessee.

  • 1 Conditions Treated
  • 1 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 8 Therapies & Programs
  • Multiple Locations

Conditions and Issues Treated

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Inpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

Inpatient treatment involves staying in the hospital or facility while treating all facets of addiction or co-occurring illness. This helps to minimize distractions and increase the emphasis on rehabilitation. Typical stays for inpatient rehabilitation in Sparta, TN are about a month long.

Therapies & Programs

Therapy plays a major role in addiction recovery. It encourages patients to get to the root of their addiction and learn how to better handle the issues that led to using. Therapy can be conducted in group and one on one settings. In Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital‘s individual therapy, the patient meets with the therapist in a one on one setting. This allows them to focus on the underlying issues of addiction and come up with solutions to prevent future abuse.

Attending group therapy at Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta, Tennessee allows those seeking sobriety to realize they are not alone in their battles. This is when a group of people all in different phases of recovery get together and speak about their battles. They talk about their triggers, their successes, their failures, and the things they can do to get on and stay on a sober path. These sessions also teach life skills, communication, healthy habits, and can include alternative types of therapy.

Trauma therapy allows people who struggled with a past trauma to face the situation and learn to overcome the situation. Many people who went through trauma early on, struggle with addiction later in life. By addressing the trauma and moving past the issues, it can help someone attending treatment at Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta, TN move forward with their recovery and begin to take a better hold of their sober future.

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a method of individual and/or group counseling in Sparta, Tennessee that focuses on acceptance and change. It was developed to advance the idea of balancing opposites. It is a coping method of avoiding black and white approach to situations and problems. DBT can be very effective in developing coping strategies for negative emotions and experiences, and is available for patients at Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital.
The relationship between the thoughts, feelings, and actions of a patient is explored by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). As an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol in Sparta, Tennessee, it helps to create a balanced response to thoughts and feelings. Effective communication between users and those around them is also encouraged. It is an efficient treatment for individuals suffering from all sorts of addictions, professionally provided by Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital.

Addiction commonly results in malnutrition, vitamin and mineral deficiencies. This can be reflected in weight loss, hair loss or hair changes, skin irregularities. Eating correctly to replace lost vitamins and minerals while balancing your diet can build confidence. Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital will help you get back on track.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) uses low-dose nicotine drugs to eliminate tobacco addiction from smokers. Without smoking, the treatment at Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta, TN brings nicotine into the bloodstream to minimize dependence on the physical habit, while detoxing the body from the attachment. To alleviate withdrawal symptoms, it also helps abusers to adapt to lower doses over time.

Patient Experience

Experiential Therapy at Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital

This is a type of therapy that involves activity to recreate situations that may have caused trauma or negative emotions. Experiential therapy at Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta, TN can involve acting, props, arts and crafts, animal care or other tools that may be effective.

This therapy is done on an individual basis and can help revisit and heal from past traumas. Trust between the therapist and individual is important for success. Experiential therapy can help you more closely become you and move through life in a positive and authentic manner.

Payment Options

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  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Location & Contact

    Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital Location and Directions
    401 Sewell Dr
    Sparta, TN 38583

    Phone Number
    (931) 738-4114

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    Ascension Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital Location and Directions

    401 Sewell Dr
    Sparta, TN 38583
    (931) 738-4114


    Age Seniors (65+)

    Modality Group, Individuals

    Ascension – Tennessee

    Listed June 18, 2021

    Updated June 24, 2024

    Sparta, Tennessee Addiction and Treatment

    Tennessee joins the list of states with an above-average rate for drug and/or alcohol-induced deaths. Most of these deaths are related to opioids, such as prescription opioids. The Volunteer State ranks 2nd highest in the nation for the number of prescriptions given out. The state also ranks at the top for prescription drug-related overdoses.

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