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Annual Spring Luncheon Raised Over $110,000 for Mental Health Treatment

March 22, 2023
A ballroom filled with people sitting at rounded tables for the 2023 Associates Spring Luncheon

Atlanta, GA – Skyland Trail, a nationally recognized nonprofit residential mental health treatment organization for adults and adolescents, recently hosted its 16th annual Associates Spring Luncheon. The luncheon raised more than $110,000—surpassing fundraising goals for the event. Proceeds from the 2023 luncheon will directly benefit Skyland Trail treatment programs. Funds raised from the 2022 Associates…

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Evidence-based, Model-adherent Residential DBT Program for Adolescents

March 6, 2023
4 modules of dialectical behavior therapy: mindfulness, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, distress tolerance

ATLANTA – The Skyland Trail adolescent clinical treatment team has completed intensive dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) training with Behavioral Tech, the organization founded by Dr. Marsha Linehan, creator of DBT. Dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, is an evidence-based modality appropriate for adolescents with emerging borderline personality disorder traits. While clients admitting to the adolescent residential…

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Skyland Trail Adds Board Members and Advisors in 2023

March 2, 2023
Allison F. Williams Conference Room

Atlanta, GA – Skyland Trail, a nationally recognized nonprofit mental health treatment organization for adults and adolescents, welcomed new individuals to its leadership boards for 2023. David Moody, president and chief executive officer of C.D. Moody Construction Company, Inc., and Fred Sturgis, co-founder and managing director of Resurgens Technology Partners, were both elected to the…

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Cognitive Processing Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

January 19, 2023
CPT - identifying emotions

In fall 2022, Skyland Trail began offering additional therapeutic groups for adult clients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) who meet identified clinical criteria. Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), a form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), helps clients address trauma-related symptoms like anxiety, depression, shame, avoidance, etc. so that they can more effectively engage in therapy. The…

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Expanded J. Rex Fuqua Campus for Adolescents

January 19, 2023
outdoor recreation area at the Skyland Trail J. Rex Fuqua Campus for adolescents. Residential psychiatric mental health treatment facility in Atlanta, Georgia.

Thanks to generous community support, Skyland Trail purchased a 1.99-acre property adjacent to the J. Rex Fuqua Campus for adolescents in 2021. Work to convert the undeveloped property into additional parking for the campus as well as new outdoor recreational and expressive therapy space for adolescent clients was completed in 2022. The new space includes 68 additional…

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Journeys Magazine 2022

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Annual Report 2021

Discover how philanthropic support from the community helps our mental health programs grow and our clients thrive.

Outcomes Report 2021

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