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Why choose Silver Ridge?

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Located in the heart of Asheville’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Silver Ridge is a premier addiction treatment program specializing in helping midlife adults overcome alcohol and drug addiction as well as the underlying issues that lead to ongoing use and relapse.

What is the Silver Ridge Treatment Philosophy?

The Silver Ridge treatment philosophy is based in acceptance and commitment therapy, which is a modality that focuses on increasing psychological flexibility and understanding what’s valuable to you and important to you and helping you connect with those things so that you can be the most engaged with the world and the most quality way possible.

About Silver Ridge

Silver Ridge is a primary addiction treatment program in Mills River North Carolina for midlife adults, located about 20 miles south of Asheville and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Why is Silver Ridge Unique?

Silver Ridge is unique because it’s not a behavior modification model, it’s not a 12-step program, and it’s not extrinsically focused. And so when you think about traditional treatment settings, oftentimes, 12 step work is incorporated into the therapeutic day.

Describe the Typical Silver Ridge Client

All of our clients are in the midlife stage of development. That’s the criteria for admission to Silver Ridge. That’s defined as 35 to 65 typically, but midlife adulthood is most expansive age range and it has the most going on in terms of developmental stages.

What is a Typical Day As a Silver Ridge Client?

So we have a more collaborative, autonomous approach for our clients here because this is a midlife program. And so typically clients have some flexibility and freedom in the morning and then we have, this treatment day, is structured very similar to a work day and that’s intentional.