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Transitional living in Asheville and Tryon fosters independent living skills, supported by CooperRiis live in staff.

We believe that transitional living, our Community Program, is the best choice for gaining independent living. The supportive skills learned come to life in the Community Program; it is where the dreams of our residents continue to take shape, providing them with increasing levels of stability, hope and health, and tools to achieve full community re-integration, self-sufficiency, and engagement. What starts as a dream statement often becomes a tangible, meaningful reality. For some, it means college or full-time employment. For all, it means better coping skills and a healthier approach to everyday living. The CooperRiis Community Program, follows a stay at either of our Asheville or Mill Spring main campuses.

Transitional Homes

Residents live in furnished, mixed-gender transitional homes with private bedrooms, sharing in household chores, cooking and grocery shopping. The homes are staffed for daily and overnight support and located in Asheville, and the North Carolina Foothills region of Tryon and Mill Spring.

Fulfilling and Independent Living

At CooperRiis, we approach mental illness with the goal of promoting whole person health. This powerful, person-centered, strengths-based approach is effective and enables adults with psychiatric disorders to lead fulfilling, independent lives. Recovery is a process, with each new step building on the last.




Photos from our community programs.  Click to enlarge.

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CooperRiis Campuses:

Asheville Campus
85 Zillicoa Street,
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 285.8887

Mill Spring Campus
101 Healing Farm Lane,
Mill Spring, NC 28756
(828) 894.5557


(828) 894.7140


PO Box 600
Mill Spring, NC 28756

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