Mountain Youth Academy

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Located in the rolling hills of East Tennessee near Bristol, VA , Mountain Youth Academy is a 60 bed CARF accredited psychiatric residential treatment center. We offer individualized treatment for adolescent girls and boys ages 11-17 year of age on admission. MYA utilizes an extensive multidisciplinary approach using a cognitive-behavioral treatment model.


Mountain Youth Academy’s key to successfully working with troubled adolescents is a highly qualified staff, who are committed to engaging youth in their treatment and working intensely with them and their families so the child can return to their home and community.


Mountain Youth Academy is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS) one of the nation’s largest healthcare management companies. The website address for Mountain Youth Academy is and the UHS website is