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…


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…


New Staff Policies Promote Inclusion

December 5, 2022
illustration of employee diversity and inclusion showing portraits of diverse individuals in multicolored circles connected in a network

Skyland Trail, a nonprofit mental health treatment organization in Atlanta, recently announced new staff policies and programming to promote inclusion and help employees of diverse backgrounds feel supported and welcome in the Skyland Trail community. Changes include the addition of Juneteenth as a paid holiday, compensation for military leave, and the creation of a BIPOC…


Skyland Trail Receives $10,000 Grant from Atlanta Braves Foundation

November 4, 2022

ATLANTA — Skyland Trail, a nationally recognized nonprofit mental health treatment organization, has been awarded a grant for $10,000 by the Atlanta Braves Foundation. The grant will be directed to the Mark C. West Financial Aid Program at Skyland Trail. Financial aid awards cover a portion of treatment costs for eligible families and allow teen…


25th Annual Benefits of Laughter Sets Record for Fundraising for Mental Health Financial Aid

October 25, 2022

On Thursday, October 20, 2022, Skyland Trail hosted the 25th annual Benefits of Laughter, the signature fundraising event for the nonprofit psychiatric treatment organization in Atlanta. The event raised $1,289,596 to support the Mark C. West Financial Aid Program at Skyland Trail. The total of nearly $1.3 million in gifts received leading up to the…



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