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Green Mountain Treatment Center

244 Highwatch Road, Effingham, New Hampshire, 03882
Located on 72 acres, with a tranquil view of the New Hampshire lakes and White Mountains, Green Mountain Treatment Center provides an optimal location for recovery. We offer gender separate, addiction treatment for adults. At the heart of our treatment program is our clinical team. We utilize master’s level clinicians to deliver our unique integrated treatment approach. Our clients experience individual therapy, therapeutic small process groups, specialty and experiential therapy groups, motivational interviewing, CBT and DBT modalities and EMDR trauma therapy, all within the Stages of Change Model framework. At Green Mountain Treatment Center, we rely on the gifts and talents of our clinicians to help lower barriers and prime our clients for the change process at hand, which is to internalize the daily design for living of the 12 steps, become useful and purposeful members of society and reach their personal goals. We know that addiction affects every area of life and therefore a well balanced plan for recovery involves addressing the challenge as a complete life change. Far too frequently, we see that newcomers stop using and engage in the 12-steps, but fall short of change in other critical areas. We help them with this end-to-end transformation process through a balanced, 12-step driven clinical approach that encourages change in all areas of life. Through meditation, mindfulness, dietary health, and body-centered therapies such as yoga and fitness, we support the universal change that helps recovery flourish and gives our men and women the opportunity for a full, healthy life.

Facility Highlights

  • Medical Detox and Residential Programing
  • Gender Separate Programs
  • Co-Occuring Treatment


  • Client & Family Support Groups

    Group therapy is a vital component of addiction recovery treatment, considered as important and effective (sometimes even more so) than individual therapy. Benefits include reducing isolation and loneliness and providing the opportunity to learn from others in recovery. In the addiction setting, group therapy is run by trained professionals who guide participants toward a shared goal of recovery.
  • Medical Detoxification

    Drugs and alcohol have widespread effects throughout your body, including but not limited to the addiction and/or physical/psychological dependence that develops with substance abuse over time. Many organ systems are affected by addiction and will react to withdrawal. The term “medical detoxification” means that there is a trained and licensed medical professional onsite to monitor your vital signs and protect your physical and emotional health as your body goes through withdrawal.

Facility Settings

  • Mountains

Meet the Staff

  • Russell Beebe, LMHC, MLADC
    Russell Beebe, LMHC, MLADCClinical Director
    Russell brings a tremendous amount of experience and clinical expertise to Green Mountain Treatment Center. Russell has been working in the fields of addiction and mental health since 2009 and specializes in sex addiction, substance abuse, and food addiction. Russell has an integrative holistic approach to counseling which combines therapeutic techniques with twelve step principles, spirituality, and mindfulness. “I utilize 12-Step facilitation, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness as tools to help people develop self-awareness and therefore better mental health. I believe strongly that my ability to help others hinges on the cultivation of wellness in my own life which I seek through my own practice of meditation, yoga, and the 12-Steps.”
  • Dr. Susana Lugo, MD
    Dr. Susana Lugo, MDMedical Director

Treatment Center Links

Rehabs 360 Guide


Located in scenic Effingham, N.H., Green Mountain Treatment Center is an addiction treatment facility offering services for adults. The facility adheres to the 12 Step model for recovery, making Green Mountain Treatment center one of 39 facilities to facilitate the 12-Step model in New Hampshire.


Green Mount, one of 10 detoxification centers in New Hampshire (15 percent), uses physician managed, medical detoxification to treat substance abuse in its patients.

Green Mountain abides by the Stages of Change model. Hence, the facility utilizes various forms of therapy, including individual therapy, therapeutic small process groups, specialty and experiential therapy groups. Additionally, the treatment modalities of motivational interviewing (MI), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) are utilized depending on a patient's responsiveness and needs.

Its programming is largely based on the 12-Steps, with its web site indicating that the 12-Steps should be an active part of life, not just a treatment. Green Mountain offers aftercare options as well as referrals for intensive outpatient programs (IOP).


The team at Green Mountain consists primarily of master’s-level clinicians.


Green Mountain has a 72-acre campus with views of the White Mountains. The center offers meditation programming, dietary health, and body-centered therapies such as yoga and fitness.


To date, 19 reviewers have rated Green Mountain 4.9 stars. The reviewers cited the facility, staff, and programming as strengths. Many commented on the staff; one wrote, "Very educated staff that cared a lot about the clients at the program. I am lucky to have been a part of this process and it has truly changed my life in almost every aspect." Another wrote, "his facility has a genuine staff who Wants to see each client succeed."

On Facebook, 84 reviewers gave the facility and average of 4.6 stars, with alums echoing the sentiments of those on Rehabs.com.[1]

On Google, 17 reviewers gave a 4.1 star rating.[2] Reviewers there praised the amenities and staff.

"Great place to start your foundation for recovery. Life changing," one alum wrote.


Green Mountain accepts Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Optum. Optum plans include Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, United Behavioral Healthcare (UBH), United Healthcare, Optum, and Health Plans Inc.

[1] FacebookReviews

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