Spruce Mountain Inn

Meals & Dining

Spruce Mountain Inn’s in-house chef prepares fresh, nutritious meals with a focus on variety, wellness, and community. Meals typically feature local and seasonal produce, healthy proteins, salads and/or soup, and an assortment of side options. Residents and staff dine together in our dining room or common room, often eating outside when the weather is nice. Meals are served buffet-style and are a time of community building at Spruce.

In keeping with our focus on independent living skill development, all residents participate in Cooking Group in order to build or advance their cooking skills. Under the guidance of our chef, they will learn fundamentals of menu planning, food preparation and storage, knife skills, and a variety of cooking techniques. When they are ready, residents move out of Cooking Group and join the rotation of residents who cook dinner for their peers several nights per week.

In addition to the meals and snacks that are provided, residents may buy small amounts of personal snack or food items and store them in a personal cubby or in the resident refrigerator.

Residential treatment is an immersive, community-based approach that has the potential to be much more effective than treatment received in someone's typical living environment. The benefits of residential treatment for anxiety/depression/OCD include:

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Thank goodness there are people in this world like yourselves who are so dedicated to helping people like our son and families like ours who are in dire need. Thank you for all that you are and all that you do.
Family from Vermont
Wow, what a special place you have in Spruce Mountain Inn. The people working at Spruce are incredible and they are what makes your program so special and so unique! I had no idea how warm, nurturing and professional a place you have
Educational Consultant from Tennessee
I benefitted most from all of the therapy and the sense of community. I had been isolated at home doing nothing. I learned for the first time how to make and maintain true relationships. I lived in Manhattan and experienced the expect culture shock, but found it so good for me to be in a different place. At Spruce, the small community is worth everything. Staff really care and they are eager to help. Clients learn how to get along and it is easy to form meaningful relationships, and I benefitted from the structure. I went from being unable to function to acting as the lead in a well-established local theatre company production.
Resident from Pennsylvania
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Why Residential Treatment

Residential treatment programs have the potential to be much more effective than treatment received in someone's typical living environment. Our program is designed to be immersive and community-based.

Call us at 802-454-8353 today.

The benefits of residential treatment include:

24-hour access to a seasoned team of caring, professional staff.

Full immersion in a supportive community with other young people working to overcome similar challenges.

The opportunity to experience a fresh environment, break habits, and escape triggers experienced in a typical living situation.

The opportunity to work, build life-skills, and contribute creatively in a controlled, supportive setting.

Moderating the use of technology and social media, the overuse of which may fuel anxiety and depression.

Family therapy (for parents and other affected family members) to help improve communication, foster cooperation, and facilitate healthy respect among family members.

Learn more about our approach to residential treatment.


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Happy 2 year anniversary to Lindsay! We are lucky to have you at Spruce. ...

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Happy 42nd birthday to Spruce Mountain Inn RTC! Today we celebrate with the theme of medieval disco! ...

We are so proud of our most recent graduate! After months of trying, she finally has her drivers license!

At Spruce we support our residents in not only their mental health journey, but also independent living skills and career and education development.