STARS believes all young people thrive when they have hope, health, and connection.
Because our services are school- and community based, we are committed to providing equitable access to mental health care.
Since 1984, our services have had proven and lasting results including: strengthened youth resistance, increased refusal and decision-making skills related to alcohol, drugs, sexual activity and violence; increased school attachment; increased positive orientation to his/her own future; and have promoted youth involvement in their community.
Youth served by STARS, by finding their voice as they grow into contributing, confident adults and community leaders, have better self-awareness, self-confidence and better understand the importance of personal safety and accountability.
Our programs and services include:
STARS is licensed by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services as a co-occurring capable adolescent non-residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation treatment center.
STARS is accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and is recognized by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs & Practices (NREPP).
Funding for STARS programs are provided in part by