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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?

Primary Psychiatric Treatment

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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Evidence-based Care

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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Multidisciplinary Expertise

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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Integrated Wellness

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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Family Involvement

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.

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Blog

How Can Self-Care Support Mental Health?

January 30, 2020

Taking care of yourself—both physically and mentally—is an important part of overall wellness. The idea of self-care has grown in popularity in recent years, filling social media timelines and news feeds with tips and tricks. Self-care activities can be great tools for anyone looking to manage stress, be more aware of their feelings and emotions,…

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Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

December 19, 2019

In psychiatry, OCD is sometimes referred to as “the great imitator” because the behaviors of someone with OCD can look like symptoms of many other disorders. Psychiatric evaluation by a mental health professional is a crucial first step to ensure patients with OCD receive an accurate diagnosis and are matched with an evidence-based treatment plan. OCD is a chronic illness. By engaging in evidence-based mental health treatment, individuals with OCD can control the symptoms and manage the associated disability.

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6 Ways to Fight Loneliness During the Holidays

December 5, 2019

Original post date December 12, 2017 Holidays don’t have to feel lonely. Skyland Trail Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Primary Counselor, Luke Smith, LMSW, shares tips on ways to stay socially connected over the holidays. Plan in advance and get a few things on the calendar so you have something to look forward to. 1. Plan ahead and…

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