Our Story

Founded on the principle of creating long-lasting change, BIG SKY Treatment emerged as a response to the limitations of traditional therapy in the state of Montana. Our outpatient treatment center has evolved into a haven for immersive, action-based therapy, providing immediate and lasting results for those seeking a new path forward.

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Contented young woman with curly hair exemplifying the supportive community at Big Sky Treatment.
Contented young woman with curly hair exemplifying the supportive community at Big Sky Treatment.


Our mission is to redefine mental health and addiction recovery, embracing a unified vision of effective healing. At BIG SKY Treatment, we extend our reach beyond the individual, offering resources and support to schools, counselors, companies, and families, collectively tackling the challenges of mental health and substance abuse in Montana.

Our Values

Our company values revolve around compassionate and unwavering support for individuals struggling with mental health and addiction. We prioritize empathy, dignity, and respect in every interaction, fostering a safe and nurturing environment for healing and recovery. We are committed to promoting holistic wellness, empowering individuals to reclaim their lives with courage and resilience.

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Simply reach out to our admissions team for a free consultation. Everything is private and confidential. We’re here to help, answer questions, and listen. Calls answered 24/7.


Dr. Duke Vinson CEO of BIG Sky TreatmentDear Friends, Families, and Valued Community,

As the CEO of BIG SKY Treatment, I am honored to extend a warm welcome to all who seek solace and support in their journey toward mental wellness and freedom from addiction.

At BIG SKY, we understand the immense courage it takes to embark on the path of recovery, both for the individual and their loved ones. That’s why our dedicated team of professionals is committed to providing compassionate and comprehensive care to every individual who walks through our doors.

Our treatment approach is rooted in evidence-based practices tailored to meet the unique needs of each patient. From our skilled clinicians to our supportive staff, every member of our team is passionate about empowering our patients to reclaim their lives and rediscover hope.

To the families and loved ones of our patients, we recognize the trust you place in us. Rest assured, we are here to support both you and your loved one every step of the way. Through education, counseling, and ongoing communication, we strive to foster healing and understanding within the family unit.

Beyond our clinical services, BIG SKY Treatment is deeply committed to serving and enriching our community. Through outreach programs, advocacy initiatives, and partnerships with local organizations, we aim to break down barriers to access and destigmatize mental health and addiction issues.

Together, we can create a brighter, healthier future for all. Whether you are seeking help for yourself or a loved one, know that you are not alone. BIG SKY Treatment is here to walk alongside you on your journey towards healing and recovery.

With warm regards,

Dr. Duke Vinson
CEO, BIG SKY Treatment


Dr. Duke Vinson, CEO

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Group of hikers enjoying experiential therapy in nature, aligned with Big Sky Treatment's approach


Navigate a path to recovery that transcends conventional methods at BIG SKY Treatment. Studies have shown that our Experiential Therapy and supporting treatment programs, which feature specialized indoor and outdoor therapeutic activities, provide lasting outcomes for patients suffering from mental health and addiction disorders. Join us in the heart of Montana, where innovation and clinical expertise meets the healing power of nature.


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Browse our FAQ for clear, concise answers to common inquiries about our programs and services.

We accept a wide variety of insurance plans at BIG SKY Treatment, and most of these plans cover addiction treatment programs. To find out if your insurance is covered and discuss any potential out-of-pocket costs, please contact us directly. We’re here to assist you in navigating your coverage options.
BIG SKY Treatment offers a range of care levels tailored to your recovery needs, including Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient Programs, Standard Outpatient Treatment, Sober Living Residences, and Telehealth. Each level provides different intensities and structures to best support your journey.
Yes, BIG SKY Treatment provides ongoing support for former patients through alumni groups and support meetings. These groups are essential for maintaining recovery, offering a space for sharing experiences and continued encouragement.
Recovery is a personal journey, and while outcomes vary, our evidence-based, personalized approach at BIG SKY Treatment maximizes the effectiveness of treatment. Success depends on various factors, including individual commitment and the specific nature of the mental health disorder or addiction.
The duration of treatment programs at BIG SKY Treatment varies based on individual needs. Typically, programs can range from a few weeks to several months. We assess progress regularly and adjust treatment lengths accordingly for the best outcomes.


Let BIG SKY help you recover, grow, and thrive with proven evidence-based treatment programs that empower you to break through mental health and addiction challenges. Calls are answered 24/7.