Nashville Mental Health Treatment

At Arbor Wellness, our mental health treatment center in Nashville offers a diverse array of treatment options to address a variety of mental health disorders, substance use disorders, and even those who suffer from both conditions. Whether you are searching for options for a loved one or yourself, our programs include integrative and holistic approaches from caring and professional mental health and medical providers at all levels of care.

With a full continuum of care, the experienced and highly trained team at Arbor Wellness treats a wide range of mental health disorders. Our integrated programming helps us achieve this by providing round-the-clock care at a residential level, and a structured and supportive environment at an outpatient level. Our programs treat the following:

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Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness, affecting nearly 20% of Americans.

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder causes changes in a person’s mood, energy, and ability to function on a daily basis.


Arbor is one of the very few residential facilities that offer treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

PTSD + Trauma

Our therapists understand the devastating effects PTSD can have on a person’s life and well-being.


Depression is a mental health disorder that has a significant impact on how a person feels, thinks and acts.


Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders affect millions of individuals on a daily basis.


In the past, those with mental illness were treated as outcasts, shunned for conditions that they had no control over. Even now, the stigma that is still sometimes associated with mental illness prevents people from seeking the care that they need.

In recent years, however, there has been an enormous push by the public to normalize mental illness. Nearly 1 in 5 adults in the United States deal with a mental health issue in any given year. This equates to over 51 million people, which means that mental illness is the most common health concern faced by the public today. People ranging from well-known celebrities to everyday citizens have come forward to share their stories in an effort to let others know that they are not alone. 

In conjunction with this increased awareness, the availability of effective mental health treatment has also increased. Whereas many treatments used to rely solely on just a few different medications, today there are a range of options. This means that people who have had adverse reactions to some medications, or didn’t get the relief that they desired, now have other medications that they can turn to. 

In addition, there are more therapy options than ever before. From traditional talk therapy to more holistic options like equine therapy and art therapy, those with mental illness are better able to choose therapy that they feel comfortable with – and more effectively addresses their unique concerns and symptoms.



At Arbor Wellness, our programming offers diverse types of evidenced-based, trauma-informed, and holistic treatment modalities to help individuals heal in a safe and supportive space. Our current mental health treatment services include:

How is Mental Illness Treated at Arbor Wellness?

Education is vital in understanding your own mental health and wellness. Discovering how mental illness affects the mind and body helps to understand the extreme symptoms that can accompany your condition. At Arbor Wellness, we provide psychoeducation along with holistic programming to provide a multifaceted approach to treating substance use and mental health disorders.

Psychotherapy treatment programs that include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) are becoming increasingly common. CBT can walk an individual through the journey of recognizing the negative thoughts about themselves, their future, and the world that may have contributed to upsetting feelings such as depression, anxiety, and hopelessness. Additionally, CBT techniques can help clients learn how to change negative behavior patterns based on these unhelpful thoughts and develop more effective coping skills to lessen disturbing emotions as they arise.

In today’s world, distinctions between problems of the mind and problems of the body have been debunked as separate concerns. Rather, effective treatment programs must understand the mind/body connection as essential and incorporate the use of more holistic treatment modalities in addition to more traditional therapies such as CBT.

Our multidisciplinary mental health professionals are well versed in the latest and most beneficial methods of well-being bring Arbor Wellness treatment options that were never considered as effective in the past. This is an exciting journey in beginning to know oneself more than anyone thought possible and learn healthy coping behaviors for a more successful recovery. In combination with our serene atmosphere, evidence-based theories provide an excellent opportunity for change.

Signs and Symptoms of Menal Illness

It can often be difficult for a person to tell if they are suffering from a mental illness such as depression or PTSD. The symptoms may come and go, or you may think that you’re just dealing with too much stress. It is important to reflect on your thoughts and feelings to try and recognize how things may have changed for you in a negative way. Each mental illness has its own unique symptoms, but, in general, you can look for the following signs:

  • Feeling sad or withdrawn for more than two weeks
  • Feelings of dread over things you can’t control, or that aren’t likely to actually happen
  • Drastic change in mood, personality, behavior or sleeping habits
  • Increased restlessness or irritability
  • Extreme difficulty concentrating or remembering things
  • Feeling jumpy, tense, apprehensive
  • Intense worry or fear that interrupts daily life
  • Apathy about life in general
  • Significant weight gain or loss
  • Racing heart or difficulty breathing in certain situations
  • Out-of-control risky behaviors that cause harm to self or others
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Excessive use of alcohol or drugs

Don’t hesitate to contact us immediately. In the case of a medical emergency please contact 911 or visit your local emergency department.


Talking about mental illness can be uncomfortable or challenging for many people, especially if it is in relation to a loved one rather than yourself. However, if you notice that their behavior or overall demeanor has undergone a major change, you should talk to them so that they can get help. Starting the conversation is often the hardest part, but it doesn’t have to be awkward. Be frank about the changes you have seen in them, and assure them that your concern lies in their well-being and happiness. Avoid saying anything that might be taken as a criticism, and make it clear to them that you are there to support them in seeking treatment. Remember that recovery is not a fast or easy process, and that it will likely take time for them to start acting like their old selves again. You can help by being there when they need you, and helping them to celebrate meeting their goals along their treatment journey. 

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Did you know most major health insurance plans with out-of-network benefits can help cover most of the costs associated with our program? Click below to find out your coverage and treatment options right now.

Mental Health Treatment in Nashville

Mental health treatment options in the Nashville area are diverse and cover a broad range of needs. At Arbor Wellness, our programming offers you choices. Our team of professionals understands what it takes to recover from mental health disorders and can work with you to develop the best treatment plan specific to your needs. Call us today at 1-866-771-1649.

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