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About Cody Regional Health’s Cedar Mountain Center

At Cedar Mountain Center we are healthcare professionals dedicated to the overall health, wellbeing and safety of our clients, employees and greater community at large. Given the emergence of the worldwide Coronavirus (COVID-19), Cedar Mountain Center wants to assure you, our referents, colleagues and families, our concern is to keep clients and staff safe from the spread of COVID-19. We understand the importance of education, preventative measures and avoiding any additional, unnecessary stress and anxiety, especially at a time when a loved one is facing the need for inpatient treatment of a substance use disorder.

Cedar Mountain Center is monitoring and working diligently to abide by the guidelines set forth by the CDC. We have taken the proper precautions following guidelines in regards to the assessment, isolation, treatment and admission to our facility to reduce the chance of infection and spread of COVID-19. We will continue to closely monitor the emerging details regarding protocols and recommendations issued by the CDC and will continue to follow recommended guidelines.

Cedar Mountain Center continues to remain committed to fighting addiction and initiating recovery in the community. We will continue to accept new patients and have enacted provisions to ensure safety for all new and existing patients:

Potential Patient Admissions:

  • The admissions department will administer the Infectious Disease Screening to all potential admissions.
  • If a potential patient indicates “Yes” to any of the questions on the Infectious Disease Screening, the individual will be required to obtain medical clearance prior to admission.

New Patient Admissions:

  • All individuals scheduled for admission will be greeted inside the intake door of the facility by a Cedar Mountain Center designated employee.
  • The employee will administer the Infectious Disease Screening.
  • If the individual responds “Yes” to any of the questions on the Infectious Disease Screening, medical clearance will be required prior to admission.

Current Patients:

Any patient exhibiting symptoms consistent to COVID-19, they will be immediately taken to the Emergency Department for further evaluation.

If patient tests positive for COVID-19, they will be quarantined in their living environment and will be medically treated. These patients will require medical clearance prior to returning to and fully engaging in the community.


  • Visiting is temporarily suspended for emergency purposes.

Facility Operations:

  • Deep cleaning of all facilities will be performed routinely to reduce the risk of transmission of the virus and to best ensure a healthy environment.
  • Staff has been instructed to disinfect surfaces where viruses can be transmitted regularly.
  • If an employee does not present for work due to illness related issues, a physician’s note will be required to return to work.
  • Employee training is provided on universal health precautions.
  • Notices of Public Health Alerts on all entryways have been placed

Substance Use and Recovery Services

Cody Regional Health’s Cedar Mountain Substance Treatment and Recovery Center (CMC) is a 16-bed facility focused on healing alcohol and drug addiction.

Our program consists of full days of treatment activities from wake-up in the morning to the evening, plus bedroom occupancy. In addition, we offer a broad range of outpatient services to our region and community for addiction and mental health. Cody Regional Health’s CMC is committed to addiction recovery through a treatment program addressing the:

  • Body. Recover your body fitness while you heal from the presence of chemicals through recreational activities in beautiful Cody County, exercising at CMC's in-house fitness facility, and eating regular nutritious meals.
  • Mind. Recover your mind through medically managed detox services, individual and group counseling sessions, education groups, nature therapy, and the camaraderie of an intergenerational group that becomes your treatment family. You will settle into a substance-free lifestyle surrounded by individuals facing the same challenges and tended by caring staff.
  • Spirit. Recover your spirit through connecting with other individuals facing the same challenges, 12-step group participation, nature therapy, and being in an environment conducive to developing serenity and spirituality. Many of our patients discover the family they are lacking as they connect with their treatment peers in a healing environment.

One-on-one care

Since our treatment unit has only 16 beds, there is a low client-to-staff ratio, which allows for one-on-one care. Our association with West Park Hospital campus gives us access to state-of-the-art medical treatment. Having psychiatrists and counseling professionals on staff allows us to treat co-occurring disorders simultaneously while treating addiction. Our beautiful geographical setting and field trips to the local area help expand the treatment experience.

Clients of CMC have access to:

  • Nature therapy: Our clients have weekly field trips to scenic locations in our local area, weather permitting.
  • Recreational center: At least three times weekly our clients enjoy yoga, Tai chi and the fitness center where aerobic and strength training machines are available.
  • Adult and Senior Services: Our family-like setting provides a comfortable treatment climate for seniors dealing with substance issues. As with all our clients, adults and seniors have access to medical treatment for co-occurring psychiatric disorders and medical treatment at Cody Regional Health.
  • Co-occurring disorder treatments: We have the capability to use an integrated approach to treating patients who have a psychiatric illness and also a substance abuse issue.

Planetree philosophy

At Cody Regional Health’s CMC, our philosophy of care encompasses a type of healing environment that focuses on treating the whole client. We believe when it comes to a person's health, there are many aspects of healing. In treating the patient as a whole—not just treating the disease—we can truly focus on healing.

carf logoWe truly believe all individuals are worthy and capable of constructing and enjoying a productive and rewarding life; thus our approach to all clients as individuals with their own strengths, needs, and desires is highly valued. We encourage and promote an atmosphere of open, honest communication and sharing. Our foundation for this process is (and must always be) based upon respect, truth, and empathy. Dependency is a painful and difficult process, but we hold firmly to the conviction recovery can become a rewarding and fulfilling accomplishment, unlocking hidden or unknown potential for growth, peace and living a new and better way.

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What Our Patients Have to Say
  • "The counselors at CMC are highly attuned to the needs of the individual clients and are also able to foster an effective group-treatment environment. Lectures are sensitive to client's emotional and intellectual needs in recovery. CMC has played a crucial role in my sobriety and in my overall well-being."

    - Dana
  • "So good I almost wish I had another 60 days to complete. From the director to the cleaning lady I have absolutely no complaints. 100 percent recommend CMC. I received the best care all around. Best treatment ever. Everyone who works at CMC is so very helpful and caring. It is like a big family living together. They made me feel so welcome, so much that I don't ever want to forget anyone here."

    - Jessica
  • "They helped me with the meds that I needed. The counseling was awesome, Krista helped me so much and I appreciate it so much. The groups gave me a lot of info in helping me out."

    - Destiny
  • "The counselors are amazing people who helped me the whole way through it. Touched on past traumas that are necessary for my recovery. The entire thing was raw but a wonderful experience."

    - Jillian
  • "This program is amazing. I was able to re-grasp what once was and multiply it by several factors. There wasn’t necessarily one particular thing, it was the overall program."

    - Keith