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mouse

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Oct 26, 2011
 

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lol all i hav to say is i worked there long enough & it was not an easy job. the company does not care bout the workers or cts. did not say the workers did not care sum of them do. luv the april comment
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If you go there for substance abuse issues, the workers are told to try and put you into a mental illness diagnosis as well even though you probably do not have a mental illness. They call it "co-occurring disorders" but you can't distinguish substance abuse withdrawal signs and symptoms vs mental illness signs and symptoms when the person is in active withdrawal in the first couple of days. This is how they keep their grants with the state by adding a sub. abuse/mental illness diagnosis together, AKA "co-occurring disorders." I would not recommend this place to anyone!!
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Cookeville, TN

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Oct 26, 2011
 
wondering wrote:
If you go there for substance abuse issues, the workers are told to try and put you into a mental illness diagnosis as well even though you probably do not have a mental illness. They call it "co-occurring disorders" but you can't distinguish substance abuse withdrawal signs and symptoms vs mental illness signs and symptoms when the person is in active withdrawal in the first couple of days. This is how they keep their grants with the state by adding a sub. abuse/mental illness diagnosis together, AKA "co-occurring disorders." I would not recommend this place to anyone!!
sounds like them
mcmurphy

Cookeville, TN

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Oct 26, 2011
 
I checked myself in there about five years ago.I was having some anger issues and sought help.They are so unorganized it took two months for them to get my insurance in order.My first day there a nurse came into my room and started giving me electroconvulsive therapy.I thought this was only to be preformed by a doctor.Her name was Nurse Ratched.She said she was perfectly qualified to administer the procedure.It would not had been so bad if she wasn't giving me hydrotherapy at the same time.After the first week there they came into my room one night while I was sleeping and removed the frontal lobe of my brain.The next morning I checked myself out AMA.I will never go back to that place and I would not recommended it to anyone.And they are rude too!
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mouse wrote:
lol all i hav to say is i worked there long enough & it was not an easy job. the company does not care bout the workers or cts. did not say the workers did not care sum of them do. luv the april comment
Never said it was an easy job. But if someone can't do it then just find a new job instead of not caring. Not saying you didn't care. You may have been the only smiling face or kind words the patient may have heard in days or for a month. And I personally know a handful of employees and past employees some did care but most didn't and don't. Think I know of this April, makes me roll my eyes too thinking about this particular employee.
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Oct 27, 2011
 

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yes, ditto to the april comment!! it's not that people don't care it's because the company won't let the employees really help anyone...it's all about money and getting people in there so they can milk tncare. And yes most of the front office staff were unfriendly. The practitioners that give/adjust/see how u are doing on your meds they may be giving you are basically told if you don't see a ridiculous amount of patients today then you won't get paid. That's why you only get like five seconds with them and feel like they don't care. Place is BS that's why it was wonderful to get the heck out of there.
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Oct 27, 2011
 

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Im crazy maybe I should visit
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Oct 28, 2011
 

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"who cares" that is very true. The way they do that is by double booking clients on top of one another. By that, I mean scheduling two clients during the same time slot.
sean

Cookeville, TN

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#29
Oct 28, 2011
 
Im going back there forsure they got good meds
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I went crazy once and they locked me up in a padded cell...and there was worms in that cell and they drove me crazy! CRAZY I went crazy once and they locked me up in a padded cell...and there was worms in that cell and they drove me crazy!CRAZY I went crazy once and they locked me up in a padded cell...and there was worms in that cell and they drove me crazy!CRAZY I went crazy once and they locked me up in a padded cell...and there was worms in that cell and they drove me crazy!
mcmurphy

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Oct 28, 2011
 
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I went crazy once and they locked me up in a padded cell...and there was worms in that cell and they drove me crazy! CRAZY I went crazy once and they locked me up in a padded cell...and there was worms in that cell and they drove me crazy!CRAZY I went crazy once and they locked me up in a padded cell...and there was worms in that cell and they drove me crazy!CRAZY I went crazy once and they locked me up in a padded cell...and there was worms in that cell and they drove me crazy!
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wondering wrote:
If you go there for substance abuse issues, the workers are told to try and put you into a mental illness diagnosis as well even though you probably do not have a mental illness. They call it "co-occurring disorders" but you can't distinguish substance abuse withdrawal signs and symptoms vs mental illness signs and symptoms when the person is in active withdrawal in the first couple of days. This is how they keep their grants with the state by adding a sub. abuse/mental illness diagnosis together, AKA "co-occurring disorders." I would not recommend this place to anyone!!
Do a little research. Most substance abusers suffer from mental health issues and most people who have mental health issues abuse substances. They go hand in hand, hence the co-occurring disorder diagnosis. You don't know if you have mental health issues because they were undiagnosed. Withdrawal does not look like a mental health disorder.
Jim bow

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#33
Oct 29, 2011
 
Old Lynn Phillips from clark range needs in there
think her big ass needs help
wondering

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Oct 30, 2011
 

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The place is a true money making scam!!
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Do alittle research yourself!!! 100% of the people that come in there DO NOT have a mental illness some just have substance abuse issues!!
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they will do any thing to give u a diag. so they get paid 4 the service thats all I have to say about that
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i had the absolutely worse experience ive ever had at the new leaf .and i neded help bad.still do.the women in charge thee i believe her name is tonya an she was ok, but there was this real big bleached blond headed girl who i think was her helper.she had a kiss my ;":; attitude and gave me crap even to the point of hidin at the table in there where cameras couldnt see her,with her arms folded an this crappy smirk on her face.she ten min earlier was tryin to write me up for pushin the door to kitchen open to let her know i needed my brace for my fractured leg.said she didnt have it an i would be wrote up for pushin door open cuz that was breakin rules.BULLCRAP!when she seen me gettin my rules they had given me thats when she started laughing at ,smirkin out of camera veiw an then in front of everyone walked to table i was sittin at an snatched rules outta my hands an thats when id had enuf.told tonya i needed see her an she had that girl in there sittin BEHIND tonya with her arms folded an still smirkin.i told tonya there was no way i could stay around this kinda bullyin an told her she needed to check alll the cameras. she said she would but she didnt.they screwed up my tryin so hard to get clean, because it wouldve got bad had i stayed.im not sure what that girls name was but if her name is tiffany swallows or tiffany something i just seen her on the front page of newspaper an she had been arrested for serious charges.and it would not surprise me at all! oh an by the way there was NOT a rule about pushin kitchen door open to ask a HELPER a question.
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#38
Jun 24, 2012
 
I went there once to investigate the dissapearance of a patient who drowned her three kids. The staff was uncooperative though. Then I started having these migraines and weird dreams but I stay anyway. Then the lost patient was found, but then I'm all "wtf?" Because the staff act like whatever. Then I hoot and holler until I finally remember that I'm a patient there after killing my wife for drowning our three kids. Then they lobotomize me. So yeah I've been there.
crossville

Jamestown, TN

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Feb 26, 2013
 
Its so sad that people go there for help hard telling what they charge tenncare an hour and u r rushed out before they even no why your there,The crossville office is horrible!
wondering

Black Mountain, NC

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#42
Mar 1, 2013
 
It's insane what the whole company makes from Tncare and your right they just take you back there, throw a diagnosis on you in like 10 minutes and tell you to come back!! Place is a joke!!

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