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Stepping Stone to Recovery

Residential Addiction Treatment Near Knoxville, TN

Stepping Stone to Recovery – Knoxville Residential Rehab Facility

Inpatient Treatment Programs for Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders

1214 Topside Rd
Louisville, TN 37777



Inpatient Addiction Treatment Center in Louisville, TN

Addiction wants you to believe you’re incapable of change, but at Stepping Stone to Recovery, we know you are strong enough to change your life for the better. Located near Knoxville, TN, Stepping Stone takes a comprehensive approach to recovery with proven addiction treatment programs that help heal the body, soul, and spirit. Our drug and alcohol rehab programs accept all TennCare plans, too, making our top-quality care accessible and affordable.

Alcohol & Drug Rehab Programs Tailored to You

Individualized Recovery

Our inpatient programs at Stepping Stone to Recovery, a recovery community in the Bradford Health Services network, offer 24/7 guidance, support, and personalized care with the goal of building a foundation for recovery that lasts.

Patients work directly with medical and clinical staff to determine the best course of action to achieve long-term sobriety. Our customized treatment plans are tailored to each patient, matching their specific needs and circumstances.

Take a step toward lifelong recovery

A Recovery Community in East Tennessee

Stepping Stone to Recovery provides a place where mental health and substance abuse issues are addressed head-on so that healing may begin. Our residential rehab facility, located near Knoxville, TN, offers affordable, top-quality treatment in a safe, supportive setting. Here, we believe in a “whole-person” approach to treatment: providing healing for the body, mind, heart, and spirit.

Clinically-Proven Rehab Programs

Our inpatient and intensive outpatient drug rehab and addiction treatment programs are based on the Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual treatment model and the 12 Step approach to recovery. We provide on-site medical detox services that allow our patients to withdraw from substances safely.

The therapeutic elements of our program include individual and group therapy, Activity Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and more. Each patient will be involved in therapy sessions with a master’s level therapist and other processing groups that offer counselor and peer support.

Recover from Addiction in Comfort & Community

At Stepping Stone to Recovery, community matters to us because it is where we find hope. It gives us a place to begin the journey to recovery, to show up authentically, and to be accepted for exactly who we are.

Our inpatient facility offers a community of support and understanding alongside comfortable accommodations and modern amenities to ensure our patients have the best environment to attain sobriety. Spacious common areas provide relaxation, recreation, and opportunities to connect with others on the path to recovery.

Caring, Compassionate Staff

For the team at Stepping Stone, recovery is a calling. We’re here to check in and to connect because we know that the journey to sobriety is one we take together.

Many of our staff members have been right where you are now and have successfully overcome addiction themselves. This understanding motivates us to help every patient find their own hope and healing through recovery.



Stepping Stone to Recovery accepts TennCare program insurance plans, including UnitedHealthcare, Amerigroup, and BlueCare. Contact us for a free insurance verification to learn what benefits are available through your plan.

The Bradford

As part of the Bradford network, Stepping Stone to Recovery offers addiction treatment at every level of care, making it possible to customize plans to match every patient’s unique needs.


Bradford’s inpatient rehab centers offer intensive treatment programs for alcohol and drug addiction in safe, supportive residential environments.
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Bradford’s residential facilities’ onsite medical detox services help you begin your recovery story in professionally supervised and secure conditions.
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Extended Care

Our Extended Care programs help patients address the reasons they started to use and create a foundation for long-term sobriety.
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A step down from inpatient rehab, patients in our Partial Hospitalization Program reside at home or another supportive living arrangement, commuting to our facility for intensive counseling.
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Our intensive outpatient programs (IOP), offer comprehensive services with flexible schedules, allowing you to engage in home or work responsibilities while in treatment.
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Long Term

Our Reprieve programs offer an alternative to long-term rehab, using a unique blend of intensive education and reflection on the 12 Steps with community service and life skills programming.
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No matter what stage of your recovery journey, there is a program and place within the Bradford network that will fit your needs. Our residential and outpatient rehab centers are located across Tennessee and the Southeast, offering premier addiction treatment close to home.


Bradford’s Tennessee rehab facilities are located in:

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Addiction & Recovery Articles

At Bradford, we aim to not only treat drug and alcohol addiction but also educate people to help spot, heal, and -hopefully- prevent addiction. 
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Understanding Addiction

Addiction is a disease that affects each person differently. It is crucial we understand how people develop an addiction and the signs and symptoms commonly seen.
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Clinical Education Courses

Presented by experts across the treatment industry, our quarterly contact hour-providing webinars feature a variety of addiction and mental health topics.
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One Call Can Change Everything

We’re here for you. Recovery advisors are available 24/7. 


What is the cost of inpatient addiction treatment at Stepping Stone to Recovery?

The cost will vary depending on the program length that is recommended to you. We accept all forms of TennCare insurance at our residential rehab facility and offer several payment options that make sobriety a reality for any budget.

How long is an inpatient rehab program?

Our Stepping Stone to Recovery campus offers several options for addiction treatment programming, meaning the length will vary by individual. Our clinical professionals will determine the length of your stay depending on your needs and situation.

Does Stepping Stone to Recovery accept TennCare insurance for residential rehab programs?

Yes. Stepping Stone does accept TennCare insurance plans from all major providers in Tennessee, including BlueCare, United Health Care Group, and Amerigroup. If you are unsure of what your plan covers, you can verify your benefits by calling 865-328-4673.

What kind of therapy will I receive in Stepping Stone’s rehab program?

In our residential treatment program, you will receive a mix of clinically supported group and individual therapies. Building a foundation of recovery within a group of like-minded peers is necessary for a sustained sober lifestyle.

Can I smoke while in residential rehab?

There are multiple designated smoking areas at our Stepping Stone to Recovery campus.

Is there a licensed medical professional on the Stepping Stone campus?

Our facility has a licensed medical professional on-site every day of the week.

Will I have a roommate?

At Stepping Stone, we believe that addiction thrives off isolation. We place each of our residents in a room with someone else to encourage accountability and fellowship.

Are the living areas coed?

Stepping Stone maintains boundaries between genders to ensure everyone has a secure and comfortable rehab experience.

Can I bring my cell phone?

We recommend that your cell phone be left at home during your stay at Stepping Stone to ensure you get the full benefit of our treatment program. If you bring your phone to campus, we will keep it locked up, allowing phone calls to be made from a campus phone twice daily.

What can I bring to Stepping Stone?

A list of items that are allowed can be accessed via our Admissions page.

Every worthy act is difficult.

Ascent is always difficult.

Descent is easy and often slippery.

Mahatma Gandhi

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Since we opened our doors, our innovative inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol rehab programs have been making healing and hope possible.

For more information or immediate confidential help, please call us anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.