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…


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…


Annual Spring Luncheon Raises 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…


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…


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…



Journeys Magazine 2023

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Annual Report 2022

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Outcomes Report 2021

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