Alumni Program

Alumni Program for Graduates of the Residential and Day Treatment Programs for Adults 18+

After graduating from Skyland Trail, individuals can stay connected, build relationships and engage in healthy social activities in a supportive environment through the Alumni Program.

A portrait photo of Tera Carter
Tera Carter, CPS, WHWC
Alumni Program Coordinator

My name is Tera and I am a certified peer specialist in long-term recovery from a mental health diagnosis. Over the past eight years, I have worked through my own recovery by unpacking traumas, learning boundaries, reversing co-dependency, and practicing self-care.

I am very passionate about advocacy and empowering those living with mental health disorders to live happy, stable, and productive lives. I have led peer groups for several years with NAMI and am now a National Trainer. Over the past year, I served on the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Mobile Crisis Team which goes out into the community to assess and provide resources for individuals in mental health and substance abuse crises. My greatest joy is being a mother to my three children.

I look forward to serving all of you in the Skyland Trail alumni community as we work through our recovery journeys together!

Connect with Fellow Alumni

Contact the Alumni Program Coordinator to learn more.

In-Person Activity Requirements

To participate in in-person activities, both on and off campus, alumni must register in advance of each activity. Effective Monday, March 6, 2023, alumni are no longer required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide proof of vaccination to attend on or off-campus events. If you feel sick or show symptoms of illness, please stay home to protect the health of other individuals.

You must register in advance for each in-person activity. 

Upcoming Alumni Events

Virtual Support Group

Thursday, September 7, 2023
6:00- 7:30 p.m. ET


Skyland Trail 5K

Saturday, September 9, 2023
7:30 a.m. ET
Adolescent Campus


No Programming Scheduled

Tuesday, September 12, 2023


Wednesday, September 13, 2023

NAMI Book Tour featuring Tera

Thursday, September 14, 2023
6:30–8:30 p.m. ET Dorothy C. Fuqua Training Center


Free Adaptive Golf Program

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET


Virtual Support Group

Thursday, September 21, 2023
6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m. ET


Alumni Recovery Celebration

Sunday, September 24, 2023
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ET


Recovery Stories

Thursday, September 28, 2023
6:00–7:30 p.m. ET

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