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Staff Highlight: Carlyle Bruce, PhD

August 27, 2021
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Learn more about Carlyle Bruce, Ph.D., Director of Psychological Services and family therapist at the Skyland Trail adult residential treatment program. How long have you been at Skyland Trail? “I have been at Skyland for 10 years.” What made you want to go into the mental health field? “I really enjoyed talking to others, and—though…

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Dietitian Dishes: Ground Turkey Skillet

June 22, 2021
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Check out this savory ground turkey skillet recipe A key component of taking care of one’s mental health is to also take care of one’s physical health. Cooking and eating nutritious, balanced meals is a simple and effective way to practice self-care and mindfulness while keeping inflammation and other physical ailments like heart disease and…

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Staff Highlight: Elizabeth Carter, LPC, NCC

May 17, 2021
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Take a few moments to learn more about Elizabeth “Liz” Carter, LPC, NCC, a primary counselor for dialectical behavior therapy at the Skyland Trail adult residential treatment program. How long have you been at Skyland Trail? “I have been at Skyland Trail since February 2019.” What made you want to go into the mental health…

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Dietitian Dishes: Lemon Ricotta Veggie Pasta

March 3, 2021
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A key component of taking care of one’s mental health is to also take care of one’s physical health. Cooking and eating nutritious, balanced meals is a simple and effective way to practice self-care and mindfulness while keeping inflammation and other physical ailments like heart disease and diabetes at bay, which have been proven to…

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Staff Highlight: Adam Meadows, MD

February 26, 2021
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Take a few moments to learn more about Skyland Trail psychiatrist, Adam Meadows, MD. Dr. Adam Meadows is a board-certified psychiatrist whose clinical interests include mood disorders, adult ADHD, and mental health concerns affecting college and graduate students. Dr. Meadows previously served as the medical director of psychiatry and behavioral health for WellStar Health System…

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The Brain and the Body: How Mental Health and Physical Health Are Connected

February 9, 2021
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In order to fully understand how to best treat mental illness, we must first understand the factors that can cause mental illness, specifically the balance between nature and nurture. It’s important to remember that psychiatric conditions are medical problems that deserve the same kind of attention, research, and treatment as any physical ailment. What Causes…

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The First Year of Adolescent Treatment at Skyland Trail

December 3, 2020

Skyland Trail began offering evidence-based psychiatric treatment programs for adolescents in October 2019 with the opening of the J. Rex Fuqua Campus . In just over one year since opening the program, we’ve reached several important milestones. Check out a few highlights of the first year of adolescent treatment at Skyland Trail below. Teen Clients…

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Managing Anxiety during a Pandemic

August 26, 2020
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Learn about evidence-based tips and resources for how adolescents and adults can cope with anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Suicide: Who is at risk and how do we prevent it?

April 6, 2020
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An improved understanding of the types of suicide, who is most at risk of dying by suicide, and how we can prevent suicide is important to reverse the trend and ensure healthy futures for individuals who struggle with suicidal thinking and/or impulsive behaviors.

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Finding Wellness In Difficult Times

April 3, 2020
Wellness

We are in the midst of an unprecedented crisis and the only way out is through. Though we are all choosing to navigate this challenging time in different ways, the only way to thrive is to incorporate a hearty dose of self-care. We wanted to take a moment to share a few new ways to…

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