Red Oak Recovery is an addiction treatment provider that specializes in treating young adults, ages 18 to 30 years, along with their families. Our gender-specific programming includes a blend of conventional and holistic treatment as well as longer treatment stays to support sustained recovery for young adults. In addition, our Family Program helps parents better support their loved ones while exploring their own healing journey.

We know and understand the emotional challenges of recovery for both our clients and their families – and we’re committed to supporting you throughout this process with compassion, respect, and dignity. Our staff members are seasoned professionals with vast expertise in treating young adults with substance use disorders, trauma and co-occurring mental health issues.

Red Oak Recovery: What Makes Us Unique

We specialize in meeting the unique emotional, educational and developmental needs of male and female young adults. Read more about our specialized programs and research-proven treatment model – and how we’ve helped others just like you and your loved one.

Mick Masterson, CADC

Chief Executive Officer

Treatment Staff: Mick Masterson, Executive Director & FounderMick brings over 10 years of experience in mental health and substance use treatment. He has served in positions as direct care, enrollment, transitional living management, program development and management, and operations. Currently, in his role as Vice President of Operations, Mick works to ensure Red Oak Recovery programs continue to offer quality and effective programming to our clients, with the highest standards of safety and accountability. Through effective recruitment, training and mentorship Mick ensures that Red Oak Recovery employs the most qualified and compassionate staff to deliver impactful and effective clinical and holistic treatment services.
Mick draws upon his own experience in recovery to connect with our clients and share his experience strength and hope. He is a firm believer that anyone and everyone can recover and works tirelessly to ensure that our clients are given the love, support, and tools they need to achieve the changes they seek in their lives.

Mick is a dedicated and grateful father of three girls. He spends his time away from work with his partner Carrie, their daughters, dogs, cats, chickens, and bees enjoying the beauty of Western North Carolina and the gifts that his life of recovery has provided.

Mick now uses his years of experience to ensure that Red Oak Recovery employs the most qualified and compassionate staff, and provides the most impactful therapeutic programming available. While away from Red Oak, he can often be found exploring the trails, waterfalls, and hidden swimming holes of these mountains with his partner Carrie, their two daughters, and their two dogs.

Clinical Team

Our Masters-level, dually licensed Clinical Team is extensively trained in both substance use and mental health to ensure thorough, holistic treatment of the young adults we work with. Clinically dynamic, individualized care is at the very core of everything we do, and our clinicians demonstrate dignity, respect, and compassion when working with our clients. Read More


With our clinically-driven program, we have the ability to meet each client where they are mentally, spiritually, physically, and emotionally. It is our mission to design a treatment experience that is unique to each client and assist them in finding success in their lives. We design a treatment experience that is unique to each client and assist them in discovering and utilizing tools to lead a successful life. Read More


Our Enrollment Team is here to serve clients and their families throughout the recovery process. We understand that this is a difficult and often stressful time for you and your family, and you can count on our conscientious team to be responsive to your needs. Read More


The Administration Team is essential to the daily operations of Red Oak Recovery and helps keep everything running as smoothly as possible. They cover a myriad of needs for our staff as well as for our clients and families. Read More

Culinary & Nutritional Arts

Our Nutritional Therapy Team encourages clients to have a healthy relationship with food. Clients and Red Oak Recovery staff participate in growing the food we eat right here on our campus. There is nothing better than seed-to-plate, nutrient-dense meals! Read More

Holistic Services

There are several different paths we take to implement positive change and growth. We offer various holistic services to meet the emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual needs of our clients. Read More


The Operations Team at Red Oak Recovery is essential to our day-to-day activities. Keeping our campus safe and running efficiently would not be possible without these resourceful team members. Read More

Clinical Technicians

Our direct care team holds a wide variety of professional backgrounds and plays a pivotal role in the success of our clients while at Red Oak Recovery. While with us, clients are accompanied by Clinical Technicians who hold multiple certifications and participate in weekly clinical trainings so they are best able to meet the needs of each individual. Read More