Entries by Ridgeview Institute Team

Ridgeview Institute – Monroe Receives ‘Build Georgia Award’

Atlanta, Georgia – June 8, 2018 – Ridgeview Institute – Monroe received the Associated General Contractors of Georgia (AGC) ‘Build Georgia Award’.  AGC Georgia members participate in the prestigious AGC Build Georgia Awards competition to celebrate their firm and projects demonstrating construction excellence.   AGC praised the facility which “reused the existing 1950s concrete structure, […]

Ridgeview Smyrna Expands Inpatient Addiction Services

Ridgeview Institute has opened a 28 bed inpatient program for adult addiction and dual diagnosis patients. The newly remodeled building once served older adult patients, however in 2016 the older adult patients were transferred to a new, state of the art building. The new Adult Addiction-dual unit is staffed with psychiatrists, nurses, addiction counselors, therapists, […]

Untangling The Web of Anger

By Charles C. Cummins, MS, LPC In our increasingly fast paced world anger afflicts all of us on a personal, communal and world-wide level. Witness the current war on terrorism to see how anger manifested in one person, let alone a group or nation, can affect the entire world. Anger destroys personal relationships, divides groups […]

The Value of Geriatric-Specific Evaluation in the Care and Treatment of Senior Adults

Mallory Long, M.Div. Caring for older loved ones while managing career, marriage, and immediate family can seem daunting as caregivers experience the shift from having an independent, healthy parent or relative to a forgetful, depressed, and dependent relative. The growing field of geriatric psychiatry can provide answers for the care giving journey and return seniors […]