All Kinds of News for March 06, 2019
March 1, 2019 - ATLANTA - Skyland Trail is pleased to welcome Allison Nitsche, MD, MPH, as the psychiatrist leading the residential adolescent treatment program scheduled to open later this year. Dr. Nitsche will serve in a consultant role throughout the spring and officially join the Skyland Trail team in Atlanta in the summer.
A native of New Orleans, Dr. Allison Nitsche completed her adult psychiatry residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and her child psychiatry and community psychiatry fellowship training at Emory University in Atlanta before moving to Utah in 2010. In Atlanta, she also received her Master of Public Health degree with a focus on Health Policy and Management. For over a decade, Nitsche has provided mental health care to children, adolescents, and adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings in the community. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Utah, where she works with children and their families in the hospital setting at UNI and teaches trainees not only about child psychiatry but also the other systems that interface with mental health including child welfare, juvenile justice, primary care, and education.
The residential adolescent treatment program at Skyland Trail is scheduled to open in fall 2019. The program will provide evidence-based psychiatric treatment for teens ages 14 to 17 with mood and anxiety disorders.
About Skyland Trail
Skyland Trail is a nonprofit mental health treatment organization based in Atlanta. For 30 years, Skyland Trail has been inspiring people with mental illness to thrive through a holistic program of evidence-based psychiatric treatment, integrated medical care, research, and education.