Knoxville Top Workplaces

Cornerstone of Recovery has been awarded a Knoxville Top Workplaces 2020 honor by the Knoxville News Sentinel. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of…

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Jessica Rains

It’s been four years since Jessica Rains, the Newcomers Program Coordinator at Cornerstone of Recovery, stood on the shoulder of the road outside of Jamestown, Tennessee, staring down the side of a steep drop-off where she almost lost her life. The year was 2000, and the accident — in which she broke and dislocated her…

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gardening therapy in addiction recovery

When individuals struggling with a drug and alcohol problem consider rehab, gardening therapy in addiction recovery probably isn’t high on their list of potential amenities. Nevertheless, it’s found a way into the supplemental programming at Cornerstone of Recovery, where two raised beds adjacent to the on-campus fitness center have provided another outlet for therapy for…

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LGBT-friendly addiction treatment

For gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender addicts and alcoholics, finding a facility that meets their needs — recovery from drugs and alcohol while also serving as an LGBT-friendly addiction treatment center — can be a challenge. Most drug and alcohol rehabs, like Cornerstone of Recovery — located near Knoxville, Tennessee — tend to promote recovery…

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addiction in the railroad industry

As COVID-19 numbers continue to fluctuate, two things are certain: The economic impacts will be felt for a long time to come, and those who struggle with alcoholism and addiction in the railroad industry would be wise to pursue treatment now, while there are resources in place to provide it. Like the aviation industry, the…

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Susan Mullaly

Susan Mullaly is a badass. Don’t believe it? Ask to see her bracelet, a trinket gifted to her from a patient. Inscribed on the underside of it, discreetly engraved so as not to offend delicate eyes: “You’re a badass.” It’s a sentiment shared by many of the patients in the professionals Intensive Outpatient groups she…

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