Clients are admitted voluntarily on referral from a mental health professional or organization. We also welcome self and family referrals. Our staff is readily available to answer your questions about how Skyland Trail can help you, your patient or your loved one.
Skyland Trail pairs comprehensive diagnostic services with evidence-based therapies to help individuals ages 18 and older recover from severe mental illness. Whether a young adult experiencing your first episode of mental illness, or a mid-career professional who has been struggling for years, we can help.
Our comprehensive recovery philosophy integrates mental, physical and spiritual health with community reintegration. Each client has an individualized recovery plan that includes psychiatric services, primary medical care, counseling and adjunctive therapies within a single system.
Family involvement is essential for a client's recovery. We provide a range of opportunities for families to be involved in the recovery journey, including orientation and education, family counseling, and support groups.
Skyland Trail is a nonprofit mental health treatment organization based in Atlanta. For more than 20 years, we have been inspiring people with mental illness to thrive through a holistic program of evidence-based psychiatric treatment, integrated medical care, research and education.
Recovery from mental illness happens step by step, each one an act of courage. We empower clients to keep moving forward, all the way back to a full and satisfying life. By supporting Skyland Trail, you become part of this hopeful, healing journey.
We recognize that you have a unique set of concerns and we encourage you to talk with us directly. We also invite you to schedule a visit or request to receive more information.
“I struggled many years, denying, fighting, using poor judgement, pushing away people who cared for me. To be honest, the words 'journey' and 'recovery' didn't really exist until I came to Skyland Trail.”
– Mary S., former Skyland Trail client
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Atlanta, GA – On Friday, August 14, Skyland Trail held the fifth annual Southern Shindig at Sweetwater Brewing Company. This successful fundrais...Read More >
On Sunday, August 9, Skyland Trail chief medical officer, Dr. Ray Kotwicki, presented at Fernbank Museum. Over 160 guests filled the auditorium and en...Read More >
Atlanta, GA – Skyland Trail, a nationally recognized nonprofit psychiatric treatment organization for adults with mental illness, recently broke...Read More >
Skyland Trail is a trailblazer in the area of outcomes research, which is an integral part of our evidence-based treatment model. Our robust outcomes ...Read More >
On June 9, Skyland Trail hosted its fifth Annual Dorothy C. Fuqua Lecture Series – Schumann: Music, Mood Swings & Madness. The keynote speak...Read More >
ATLANTA - Skyland Trail chief medical officer, Dr. Ray Kotwicki, presented a poster at the 2015 American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting in Tor...Read More >
On May 1, 2015, more than 800 individuals filled the gardens at Skyland Trail for the 15th annual Arts in the Garden. Guests enjoyed a wide range of v...Read More >
On June 9, Julliard-trained concert pianist and psychiatrist Dr. Richard Kogan will take the stage at the 2015 Dorothy C. Fuqua Lecture Series. Guests...Read More >
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Skyland Trail is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, EIN 58-1489941.