Ridgeview Institute – Smyrna Expands to 188 beds to Assist More Patients

Ridgeview Institute – Smyrna

Due to our communities increased need for mental health and chemical dependency services, Ridgeview Institute – Smyrna has expanded its inpatient services from 148 to 188 beds. The additional 40 beds expand the Specialized Women’s Program, Adult Addiction Program, Senior Adult Program, and the Adolescent Program.

Ridgeview Institutes recent renovations increases the Women’s program to 23 beds. This specialized program for women only focuses on issues such as trauma, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, professional and personal stress, grief and loss, substance use/abuse and eating disorder symptoms. The Women’s Connection Program is under the leadership of Dr. Karen Mechanic and Karen Irwin Copeland, RN, as the Clinical Program Director.

The Senior Adult Program will increase capacity to an additional 18 beds. Services are under the leadership of well-known Dr. Gary Figiel and Dr. Stephen Figiel.

Addiction Services Program will have an expansion accommodating 17 additional patients under the direction of Dr. Vance Raham.

Ridgeview Institute has two locations in Atlanta, GA where patients and their families can find specialized, high-quality behavioral health and addiction treatment for both inpatient and outpatient services. Ridgeview Institute provides care for Adolescents, Adults, and Senior Adults. This includes specializations for Women, Professionals, Addictions, Young Adults, and Seniors. We offer free mental health assessments 24/7. Please contact us at 770-434-4567 to schedule an assessment.

Ridgeview Institute Announces our New Alumni and Continuing Care Coordinator

Ridgeview Institute – Monroe Receives ‘Build Georgia Award’

Atlanta, GeorgiaJune 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, which has been added and renovated multiple times. The finished facility houses new staff offices, physician offices, patient rooms, patient restrooms, a kitchen and a new roof.” This facility and renovation project was the work of Carroll Daniel Construction.

 

Located at 709 Breedlove Drive in Monroe, the hospital provides behavioral health and addiction treatment services for adolescents, adults and senior adults.  Comprehensive services include free 24/7 assessments, inpatient, and outpatient care. A full range of specialized programs such as a Women’s Program and a Geriatric Program is also provided.

 

Ridgeview Institute – Monroe is part of the Ridgeview network of hospitals that are owned and operated by US HealthVest.  Founded in 1976, Ridgeview has gained a national reputation for its treatment of more than 80,000 patients.

US HealthVest Gains CON Approval for Expansion of Ridgeview Institute – Monroe

Expansion Addresses Shortage of Psychiatric Services

Atlanta, Georgia – June 29, 2018 – US HealthVest received Certificate of Need Approval to expand Ridgeview – Institute Monroe to 88 inpatient psychiatric beds.

“Since the opening of Ridgeview Institute – Monroe in 2017, we have treated over 4,000 patients in our inpatient and outpatient programs,” said Richard Kresch, M.D., President and CEO of US HealthVest. “With these new beds, we are able to meet the increasing need for specialized psychiatric services in the Atlanta area.”

Located at 709 Breedlove Drive in Monroe, Georgia, the hospital provides behavioral health and addiction treatment services for adolescents, adults and senior adults. Comprehensive services include free 24/7 assessments, inpatient, and outpatient care. A full range of specialized programs such as a Women’s Program and a Geriatric Program is also provided.

Ridgeview Institute – Monroe is part of the Ridgeview network of hospitals that are owned and operated by US HealthVest. Founded in 1976, Ridgeview has gained a national reputation for its treatment of more than 80,000 patients.

CEO Named at Ridgeview Institute- Smyrna

January 2018 – Luis Betances MEd is the new Chief Executive Officer at Ridgeview Institute- Smyrna. Betances is a seasoned behavioral healthcare executive with extensive experience in hospital management. As the CEO, Betances will lead the senior management team at Ridgeview Institute-Smyrna to expand the continuum of current mental health and substance use services.

The Smyrna campus is a 148-bed free-standing psychiatric hospital providing specialized treatment for behavioral health and substance abuse/addiction through our continuum of care; including but not limited to youth, young adults, adults, senior adults, recovering professionals and women’s programs. Comprehensive services include free initial assessments, inpatient care, outpatient care comprised of partial hospitalization, day/evening intensive outpatient services and recovery residence.

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Now Open – Women’s Services at Ridgeview Institute Monroe

Ridgeview Institute  – Monroe is excited to announce the launch of our Women’s Track! We recognize the need to serve women through specialty groups and support the individual issues that they face in a safe, therapeutic environment.  This track will include groups specific to women’s issues using evidence-based techniques including CBT and DBT.  The goal of the Women’s Track is to provide high quality therapeutic services to assist women in dealing with issues such as trauma, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, stress, grief and loss, disordered eating symptoms, substance use/abuse, and more.

Ridgeview Institute Monroe Celebrates One Year Anniversary

It’s our birthday! We are excited to announce we have officially reached our one year anniversary at Ridgeview Institute in Monroe!

Ridgeview’s newest location opened the doors on January 18, 2017. We have since served and treated over 1,700 patients in need of mental health and addiction treatment. We currently offer inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services for adolescents, adults and senior adults.

Coming soon… our next program, Ridgeview Women’s Services!

Call Ridgeview Institute Monroe if you or a loved one is struggling with mental illness or addiction. We are here 24/7, at toll free 844-350-8800.

Come join us for a Sober New Year’s Eve Party hosted by the Ridgeview Alumni Association!

Food, DJ, Dance, Balloon drop!

Time: 8:00pm-12:30am
Cost: $5.00 donation
Date: 12/31/17
Location: Ridgeview Institute Gym
3995 S. Cobb Dr. Smyrna, GA 30080

 

US HealthVest Launches Recruitment Marketing Campaign Targeting Top Psychiatrist Talent

Expansion at US HealthVest psychiatric hospitals creates huge opportunity and demand for experienced Psychiatrists. Company partners with Katon Direct to engage top talent.

US HealthVest, a leading behavioral healthcare company, has experienced significant growth as the company continues to redefine the psychiatric hospital space. As a result of this expansion, the need to add qualified psychiatrists to service the growing patient population of adolescents, adults and seniors has increased.

To accelerate the recruitment process of qualified psychiatrists at its fastest growing locations – Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital (Marysville, WA), Ridgeview Institute (Smyrna, GA and Monroe, GA), Chicago Behavioral Hospital (Des Plaines, IL) – US HealthVest has partnered with Katon Direct, the leader in healthcare recruitment marketing solutions.

“Providing exceptional, individualized patient care is at the core of US HealthVest’s mission” said Dr. Richard Kresch, President and Chief Executive Officer. “To deliver on that principle, we invest in topflight healthcare talent who share our passion for innovative behavioral healthcare, individualized treatment and commitment to serving all patients, regardless of ability to pay. We’re excited to partner with Katon Direct to achieve our hiring goals, and we look forward to connecting with exceptional psychiatrists.”

Richard Kaskel, CEO of Katon Direct, added “We are very excited to be partnering with US HealthVest and help the organization engage experienced psychiatrists thru personalized recruitment marketing.   We are very impressed with their business model, exceptional career offering, and commitment to invest in the talent that provides care to their patients.”

About US HealthVest

US HealthVest is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services. US HealthVest operates Chicago Behavioral Hospital, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital, Ridgeview Institute and Ridgeview Institute – Monroe and is developing additional psychiatric hospitals across the country. Accredited by The Joint Commission, US HealthVest’s hospitals provide specialized psychiatric care to patients with a full range of inpatient and outpatient services for adolescents, adults and senior adults. US HealthVest was founded in 2013 by Dr. Richard Kresch, formerly Founder & CEO of Ascend Health Corporation and Heartland Health Developments. For more information, please visit www.ushealthvest.com.

For more information on career opportunities at US HealthVest:

Martina Sze
Executive Vice President
US HealthVest

212-243-5565
msze@ushealthvest.com

 

About Katon Direct

With an industry-leading database of over 8 million healthcare professionals and highly targeted recruitment marketing campaigns, Katon Direct helps hundreds of healthcare employers connect with their ideal candidate pool, grow their talent community and elevate their employer brand.

Media Contact:
Jason Golden
Director of Marketing
JGolden@katondirect.com