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.
“What a true find Skyland Trail has been...Please continue offering as many CEU courses as possible. I will attend every one as Skyland Trail makes taking continuing education actually a fun experience.”
– Patricia Z., MS, LPC
Pre-Registration required by February 14.
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Join us for an educational workshop presented in partnership by Skyland Trail and Menninger.
Cooper Hotel, Conference Center & Spa
12230 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75230ADA:
If you require special accommodations, please contact Beverly Wilson at 972-490-9174.
PARTICIPANT FEE $35 (due at pre-registration. Please Note: our policy does not allow for cancellations or refunds)
Please plan to arrive at 8:15 a.m. for registration and check-in.
Message In a (Pill) Bottle: Better understanding suicidal and parasuicidal behaviors
Raymond Kotwicki, MD, MPH
Ray Kotwicki is the Chief Medical Officer for Skyland Trail and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Emory University School of Medicine as well as Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Rollins School of Public Health.
At the conclusion of this interactive workshop, participants should be able to:
Relieving "Psychache": Group and Individual Interventions for Suicidal IndividualsMichael Groat, Ph.D., M.S.
Michael Groat is an Assistant Professor at the Menninger Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Director of the Division of Adult Services & Senior Psychologist at The Menninger Clinic.
Continuing education for this event is sponsored by The Institute for Continuing Education. The program offers 5 contact hours, with full attendance required. CE applications will be available on site. There is no additional fee for receiving CE credit. If you have questions regarding CE credit, please contact The Institute at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Credit is offered for: psychology (APA); social work (ASWB Provider 1007); Counseling (NBCC provider 5643); MFT (TX Board MFT provider 177); drug-alcohol (NAADAC provider 00243).
Dr. Ray Kotwicki dispells myths and confirms facts about bipolar illness in this March 2013 workshop.
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Dr. Sanjay Gupta moderated a conversation with Dr. Ray Kotwicki, Dr. Alex Crosby, and Linea and Cinda Johnson.
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Skyland Trail is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, EIN 58-1489941.