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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.

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Family Addiction Treatment Program for Adults in Tennessee

We give clients the option to take part in family treatment during their stay here at Mirror Lake. Our team aims to strengthen family bonds to build an additional source of safety and support for our clients.

What are the benefits of the family program?

In an effort to address and resolve issues within a client’s family that may have contributed to or resulted from his or her substance abuse, we are proud to provide vibrant and dynamic family treatment, with programming held every Sunday.

Our family treatment is based on the concept that a family is a complex and intricate system that determines the health, self-worth, and role of each individual family member. As is also the case with all treatment at Mirror Lake, each person who participates in family treatment will have a unique experience. However, the program as a whole is designed to accomplish the following overarching objectives:

  • Reorient and restructure relationship systems
  • Increase patient and family awareness of the impact of addiction
  • Help participants to change their family dynamics through the 12-Step recovery model

Who can participate?

All clients are able to incorporate family treatment into their care with us.

At Mirror Lake, the concept of the family is not limited to those who are related by birth or marriage. Biological, adoptive, step and foster parents and/or siblings, children, best friends, and/or significant others are also included in our definition of family.

What family therapy methods and activities are used?

The following treatment methods and activities are among those included in the Family Program:

  • Lecture series
  • Videotapes
  • Experiential exercises
  • Groups
  • Shared meals
  • Meetings based upon the 12-Step recovery model
  • Non-denominational worship services

Are there other ways for family to be involved in treatment?

The Family Program is not the only opportunity for family members to participate in their loved one’s treatment experience. For example, clients and family members may also participate in weekly family therapy sessions, which are led by one of our experienced counselors. Also, family members are involved in the discharge planning process, which prepares clients to continue their recovery after their time with us has ended, and family members are invited to participate in continuing care activities with program graduates.

How do you participate in family treatment?

When you enter residential or partial hospitalization treatment at Mirror Lake, our treatment team will perform an evaluation and help you develop a treatment plan that includes family therapies, if you choose.

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