Entries by Ridgeview Institute

Suicide Prevention

Most of the clients we see at Ridgeview Institute are struggling with suicidal thoughts and previous suicide attempts. Recent data from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that after rising from 2000 to 2018, the age-adjusted suicide rate in the United States declined after peaking in 2018. This is incredible news! We […]

Black History Month: Black Pioneers In Mental Health

In honor of Black History Month, we are highlighting Black Pioneers In Mental Health. Spotlighting Mamie Phipps Clark, Ph.D. and Kenneth Bancroft Clark, Ph.D. “The Clarks are best known for the famous ‘Doll Study’ in which more than 200 Black children participated. Both Mamie and Kenneth Clark worked on this study, providing invaluable evidence in […]

Ridgeview Institute – Monroe Teams Up With Gwinnett County Sheriff to Tackle Mental Health Stigma

MONROE, GA (November 30, 2021) – Ridgeview Institute – Monroe has partnered with the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Mental Health Task Force (MHTF) to further end the stigma and culture surrounding mental illness in their communities. Sheriff Keybo Taylor and the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office have pledged to create a county wide culture in which residents […]

GeneSight® Testing Now Offered at Ridgeview!

SMYRNA, Ga., Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ridgeview Institute is modernizing the standard of care for behavioral health treatment for Georgians in need of mental health and addiction services, thanks to a new partnership with GeneSight®. The GeneSight® test, offered through Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MYGN), helps clinicians understand how a particular individual may respond to certain […]

The Ridgeview Alumni Charitable Corporation’s 2021 Golf Tournament

  Does your team have what it takes to play with the pros? Join former NFL players for a day of friendly competition and fun! The Ridgeview Charitable Corporation has been assisting those in need of Mental Health / Addiction treatment, education, medication, and housing. All proceeds will help continue to make recovery accessible for […]

Mental Health Takes Gold at Tokyo Olympics

Standing on the podium, the national anthem playing, your country’s flag being lifted and a shiny medal hanging around your neck. That is the traditional “gold medal moment” every four years at the Olympic games. However, much like the year 2020 as a whole, this Olympic games had a different moment. United States Gymnast Simone […]