News

Skyland Trail and Georgia Tech’s Clark Scholars Program Forge Collaborative Mental Health Initiative

August 23, 2023

Atlanta, GA — In an exciting collaboration that underscores the importance of holistic student well-being, Skyland Trail, a leading mental health treatment center, has joined forces with Georgia Tech’s Clark Scholars Program to provide essential mental health education and support to college students within that program free of charge. This innovative initiative, spearheaded by a…

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Intersection of Addiction and Mental Health the Focus of 2023 Lecture Series

May 19, 2023
2023 Dorothy C. Fuqua Lecture: speakers and panelists for Beautiful Boy with David Sheff and Nic Sheff

ATLANTA – On Tuesday, May 9, 2023, Skyland Trail hosted the 12th annual Dorothy C. Fuqua Lecture Series. The lecture, titled “Beautiful Boy: One family’s journey with mental illness and addiction,” explored the intersection of addiction and mental health disorders through personal stories and an expert panel discussion. More than 200 people attended the free…

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Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Adolescents with History of Trauma

May 1, 2023
teen girl writing in journal as part of prolonged exposure therapy for trauma

ATLANTA – The Skyland Trail residential adolescent mental health treatment program offers an additional layer of support for adolescents with a primary mood or anxiety disorder and a history of trauma. Trained therapists offer individual prolonged exposure therapy (PE) for teens who meet clinical criteria. Prolonged exposure therapy may be particularly helpful for clients who…

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Community Partnerships Expand Client Enrichment

April 4, 2023
woman using binoculars for bird watching

ATLANTA – New partnerships with Atlanta nonprofit organizations – including Camp Twin Lakes, the Georgia State Golf Association, and the Georgia Audubon Society – are expanding enrichment opportunities for Skyland Trail patients. In March, a group of adult patients participated in an educational bird watching walk at Lullwater Park led by an expert volunteer from…

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Dual Diagnosis Groups for Adolescents with Mild to Moderate Substance Use

April 1, 2023
young woman holding beverage in brown glass bottle

ATLANTA – In Spring 2023, the Skyland Trail adolescent residential treatment program began offering an additional layer of support for adolescent clients with a primary mood or anxiety disorder and co-occurring mild to moderate substance use. Teens who meet clinical criteria participate in an additional dual diagnosis group twice each week. In addition to foundational…

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Publications

Journeys Magazine 2023

Read client stories, meet our donors, and learn more about the Skyland Trail community.

Annual Report 2022

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

Outcomes Report 2021

View outcomes data to see the kinds or improvements our clients make by engaging in treatment.