Cumberland Heights Chattanooga To Have Open House Dec. 11

Public Invited To Tour New Outpatient Alcohol And Drug Addiction Center

Thursday, November 21, 2013
Cumberland Heights
Cumberland Heights

Cumberland Heights, a nationally recognized alcohol and drug addiction treatment center, will host an open house at its latest Intensive Outpatient treatment facility in Chattanooga on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 4:30-6:30. The public is invited to attend. The open house is to showcase the facility's services to those interested in local options for outpatient alcohol and drug addiction therapy.

The facility is at 6650 East Brainerd Road, Suite 102, 308-0689.

Cumberland Heights opened the new facility this summer to provide access to high quality addiction treatment in East Tennessee and the surrounding states. The new center offers a well-respected Adult Program comprised of four weekly sessions. The 3,000-square-foot facilities features three group rooms to accommodate activities and therapy sessions for 20 patients and their families. A youth program will open soon.

"There's a clear need for expanded services throughout the state," said Jim Moore, Cumberland Heights CEO. "We are working to provide exceptional, affordable care option for people who need the flexibility of outpatient treatment."

For more information, contact Kaleidoscope Media at 615 321-3211, or Michelle Lorge at

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