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Addiction Treatment Services

Overview

Many Veterans suffer from Addiction Disorders. Effective treatments for addiction are available through the VA. Veterans seeking Addiction Treatment Services will be provided a screening and treatment recommendations, if eligible.

Addiction Treatment Services - TVH Addiction Treatment Services (ATS) provide a full range of recovery services to eligible Veterans and their family members. Our staff consists of multidisciplinary teams of trained professionals. The program is tailored to individual needs to include:

Services Available: Nashville & Murfreesboro

  • Recommendations provided for inpatient treatment or higher level of care when appropriate
  • Outpatient Addiction Treatment Services
    • Addiction Consultation, Screening and Evaluation by appointment 
    • Individual & Group Therapy
    • Early Intervention & Drug Education
    • Relapse Prevention & Maintenance
    • Family Counseling/Education Services
    • Peer Support Services
    • Aftercare treatment up to 12 months 
    • Referrals to other substance abuse community resources, as appropriate
    • Outpatient services as a commuter:
      • Low Intensity one day/ week
      • Intensive: four days/ week
  • Outpatient Opiate Detox/Suboxone Clinic (Murfreesboro only)
  • Outpatient Ambulatory detox clinic for Alcohol (Murfreesboro only)

How to Get Help

***In case of Emergency, call 911 or report to the nearest VA Emergency Room.***


To be seen for AT Services:

  • Addiction Treatment Services is a specialty outpatient clinic accessed by consult only. After receiv­ing a consult, an appointment is ar­ranged for an evaluation and develop­ment of a recovery plan.
  • Patients are seen by appointment, which may be verified with the schedul­ing clerk at 615-225-6820,  Monday - Friday between the hours of 8AM — 4PM.
  • Patients established with VA should contact a VA provider such as Mental Health or Primary Care for an outpatient consult if suffered from addiction disorder within the last twelve months.
  • Patients not yet established in TVHS may call the scheduling clerk for assis­tance at 615-225-6820.
  • Providers outside of the TVHS service area should contact their assigned VA for non-emergent VA services outside their area.

The Road to Recovery starts here!

VA SERVICES & REFERRALS

Suicide Prevention Veterans Crisis Line: (800) 273-8255 (press ‘1’ for Veteran)

Telephone Nurse after-hours 1-877-291-5311 press ‘1’ for Veteran

Com
pensated Work Therapy (CWT) Nashville (800) 228-4973, Ext. 6-7860 York (800) 228-4973, Ext. 2-3928

Homeless Program (800) 228-4973, Ext. 6-7933

Vet Center (615) 366-1220

Veterans Recovery Center (VRC) (615) 225-6333

Contact Info

Location

  • Nashville Campus - Nashville, TN
    Alvin C. York Campus - Murfreesboro, TN
    Liberty Square - Murfreesboro, TN

Contact Number(s)

  • 615-225-6820
  • 800-876-7093 Ext. 26820

Hours of Operation

  • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.