All Kinds of News for November 09, 2016
On October 13, Skyland Trail in Atlanta, GA, celebrated the grand opening of the Rollins Campus (https://www.skylandtrail.org/Our-Programs/Continuum-of-Care/Residential-Services/Rollins-Campus) for young adults ages 18 to 25. Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter joined nearly 300 guests for a ribbon-cutting program followed by tours of the 3.5 acre campus. The new campus offers specialized residential psychiatric treatment for emerging and college-age adults struggling with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses. Nationwide, it is one of only a handful of programs offering age-specific residential services and individualized mental health treatment. Click here to see a tour of the faciltiy.
Specially designed to meet the mental health needs and socialization styles of young adults, the 35,000 sq ft Young Adult Treatment Center includes a residential wing and a clinical wing. The residential wing includes 32 private bedrooms with private bathrooms, a nursing station and pharmacy on each of two floors, a workout and activity room with an outdoor patio and a family room and client lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows. The clinical wing includes group therapy rooms and offices and a dining room that opens to an outdoor dining patio. A central courtyard includes green spaces, unique water features, a boardwalk, a bocce ball court, a firepit and patio area.
On average, Skyland Trail clients of all ages (18 to 65 and older) engage in the Skyland Trail continuum of care, including residential and day treatment services, for about four months. Individualized, holistic care is provided bypsychiatrists and therapists as well as experts in music therapy, art therapy, horticultural therapy, interfaith spiritual counseling, vocational counseling, nutrition and active living, and recreational therapy.