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YOUR PATH TO
MENTAL WELLNESS

We offer expert, evidence-based psychiatric treatment and a compassionate, holistic path to wellness.

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Who We Help

We offer residential and day treatment programs for adolescents and adults.

For Mental Health Professionals

Learn how Skyland Trail can help your clients reach their treatment goals and help you meet your continuing education requirements.

For Families

Discover how Skyland Trail can help your loved one recover and your family heal.

Why Choose Skyland Trail?

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Clients participate in structured therapeutic activities from 10AM to 4PM, Monday through Friday, engaging in a different group each hour. On evenings and weekends, clients participate in structured activities on campus and in the community, including trips to Atlanta museums, sporting events, and restaurants.

All clients participate in programs to strengthen mind and body. Clients receive nutrition and active living counseling, including daily structured exercise groups. An onsite primary care clinic collaborates with the clinical team on lab testing and specialized assessments, and clients with co-occurring medical problems like high blood pressure or diabetes receive onsite care.

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Not a one-size-fits-all program, each client is matched with a dedicated primary counselor, staff psychiatrist, and peer support group based on diagnoses and symptoms.

Our evidence-based approach starts at admission with a comprehensive assessment. Based on the results, clients are assigned to a specialized treatment team and structured schedule.

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We treat adults and adolescents with a primary psychiatric disorder, including bipolar illness, major depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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All of our residential communities are unlocked voluntary facilities surrounded by gardens. While in treatment, all residential clients live in a private bedroom with a private bathroom.

We help client families learn how to support their loved one’s progress in healthy and effective ways. We offer a weekly family support and education group at no cost. With permission from adult clients, we communicate openly with families about client progress. And our onsite family therapy program helps many families discover new ways to trust, communicate, respect, lean on, lift up and nurture one another.

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Our multidisciplinary treatment team includes experts in everything from nutrition to vocational coaching. Integrated services include:

  • Vocational Services
  • Art & Music Therapy
  • Horticultural Therapy
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Cognitive Training
  • Certified Peer Counselors

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Our clinical staff help clients work on re-establishing healthy sleep and meal schedules, self-care and hygiene, medication adherence, and healthy social and recreational activities. Residential activities help clients prepare for independence and life outside of treatment.

Our longer lengths of stay help clients reintegrate gradually and with support. Our continuum of care creates natural transitions to greater independence. Most clients admit to residential treatment, then step down to day treatment, then intensive outpatient as their symptoms and skills improve. Transitional housing, independence coaching, vocational services, and an alumni program continue to provide support as adult clients transition to independent living.

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Why Choose Skyland Trail?

We treat adults and adolescents with a primary psychiatric disorder, including bipolar illness, major depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Learn More >>

Our evidence-based approach starts at admission with a comprehensive assessment. Based on the results, clients are assigned to a specialized treatment team and structured schedule.

Learn More >>

Our multidisciplinary treatment team includes experts in everything from nutrition to vocational coaching. Integrated services include:

  • Vocational Services
  • Art & Music Therapy
  • Horticultural Therapy
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Cognitive Training
  • Certified Peer Counselors

Learn More >>

All clients participate in programs to strengthen mind and body. Clients receive nutrition and active living counseling, including daily structured exercise groups. An onsite primary care clinic collaborates with the clinical team on lab testing and specialized assessments, and clients with co-occurring medical problems like high blood pressure or diabetes receive onsite care.

Learn More >>

We help client families learn how to support their loved one’s progress in healthy and effective ways. We offer a weekly family support and education group at no cost. With permission from the client, we communicate openly with families about client progress. And our onsite family therapy program helps many families discover new ways to trust, communicate, respect, lean on, lift up and nurture one another.

Learn More >>

Blog

Resolve to Make Better New Year Resolutions

December 15, 2021

By Sheila O’Shea It’s time again to make resolutions for the new year so we can break them in February and feel disgusted with ourselves. Whee! If that’s how your resolutions end up going, there are other ways to approach the new year that may work better for you. How To Phrase Your New Year…

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Teen Avoidance Behaviors

December 14, 2021

Teen avoidant behaviors—even if they are driven by depression or anxiety—make many mental health problems worse. There can be a “snowball effect.” Avoiding one situation leads to avoiding another, and another, until the teen effectively shuts down.

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Staff Highlight: Trudy Farkas, RN

December 6, 2021

Learn more about Trudy Farkas, RN, Lead Nurse at the Skyland Trail J. Rex Fuqua Campus for Adolescents. How do you think the field of mental health treatment has changed since you’ve been involved? “When I first began as a psychiatric nurse in 1989, psychiatry was different. Hospitals were almost like vacations for some and…

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Skyland Trail is committed to fighting against racism and inequity.

Speak with an admissions counselor to learn more about how you can feel better, manage your diagnosis and reclaim your life.