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Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Mirror Lake Recovery Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Mirror Lake Recovery Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Mirror Lake located?

Mirror Lake Recovery Center is a freestanding addiction treatment facility that is housed in the heart of the Tennessee countryside, amid 75 serene and secluded wooded acres in Burns, Tennessee.

Who does Mirror Lake treat?

For more than 25 years, Mirror Lake Recovery Center has been providing alcohol and drug rehabilitation services for adults who are struggling with addiction.

How much will treatment cost?

Treatment at Mirror Lake Recovery Center is a highly personal experience, with associated costs depending upon a number of issues, including the specific nature of your problem being treated, the amount of time you will need to remain in treatment, and the presence of any co-occurring disorders. Our intake advisors will be happy to work with you to develop an accurate picture of what your treatment will cost.

Does Mirror Lake accept insurance or provide financing options?

Yes, we accept most major insurance plans (though we are not able to accept Medicare or Medicaid as primary insurer). We aim to be as cost-effective as possible in delivering the highest level of care, and we work closely with patients, families, partners and insurance companies to establish feasible payment plans.

Are staff members licensed?

In addition to being highly experienced and dedicated, the members of our treatment team hold a variety of qualifications and licenses. To learn more about the skilled professionals who make Mirror Lake Recovery Center such an effective drug rehabilitation program, call (615) 913-8493 or visit our staff page.

Is Mirror Lake accredited?

Yes. We are licensed by the Tennessee Department of Health Care Facilities. We are CARF accredited.

Does Mirror Lake provide detox services?

Yes. Our medically monitored detoxification program features 24/7 medical and nursing supervision to help patients withdraw from alcohol and drugs in a safe manner. For details visit our detox page.

Does Mirror Lake support AA/NA and 12-step programs?

Yes, we do. We believe that the 12-Step philosophy, combined with other therapies, provides the most effective method of achieving sobriety. Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and Cocaine Anonymous meetings are an integral part of our daily programming.

How long will I be in addiction treatment?

The residential drug rehabilitation programs for adults at Mirror Lake Recovery Center are for a variable length of stay, plus any applicable detoxification period. Determining the ideal length of stay involves an analysis of a number of personal factors, including the nature and severity of the addiction and the presence of any co-occurring disorders. Our professionals will take all of these issues into consideration as we work with you to create the personalized program that will put you in the best position to pursue long-term recovery.

Will I be required (or permitted) to take medication during treatment?

We utilize a variety of medications during medically assisted detox including Vivitrol and Suboxone. All medication determinations are made on an individual basis, and always involve the informed consent of the patient.

What can I bring with me during treatment at Mirror Lake?

We suggest that patients bring five days of clothing (we have laundry facilities in each cabin) and a small amount of money (less than $20) for vending machines and other personal expenses. Cell phones are not allowed, and no food or drink can be brought in.

What types of programs does Mirror Lake Recovery Offer?

We provide a continuum of services including comprehensive evaluations, medically managed detoxification and rehabilitation, day treatment, and residential programs. Each program incorporates several spiritual, medical and psychological treatment modalities into individualized treatment plans. For a closer look at the programs we offer, visit our program page.

Will my family be involved in my treatment at Mirror Lake?

We certainly hope so! We have created an intensive family program that we recommend to every patient and their loved ones. Holistic in nature, the program includes education and counseling sessions with and without the patient present. Learn more on our family program page.

Does Mirror Lake offer an aftercare program?

Yes. At Mirror Lake Recovery Center, we treat the whole individual with lifetime goal achievement in mind. Continued aftercare is a vital part of our clinical program and we develop a unique aftercare plan for every patient who chooses to heal with us. For more information visit our aftercare page.

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