Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 10/09/2020

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at RiverWoods Behavioral Health System to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at RiverWoods Behavioral Health System.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

About Riverwoods

Riverwoods Behavioral Health System is a 75-bed, Joint Commission Gold Seal Accredited™ treatment center that offers a full spectrum of treatment options to address chemical dependency and behavioral health disorders. Riverwoods is located on the south side of Atlanta in Riverdale, Georgia.

Who We Are

Riverwoods Behavioral Health System serves adolescent, adult, and older adult populations. Our multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, therapists, and technicians are able to tailor and implement treatment plans based on the individual needs of our patients. We realize that treatment and recovery is an ongoing process that is taken in steps and that keeping patients engaged in treatment will offer them the greatest chance of success. Equipped with this knowledge, we have developed a treatment program which employs several levels of care based on individual patient needs. The various levels of treatment include inpatient psychiatric and detoxification services, partial hospitalization programming (PHP), intensive outpatient programming (IOP), and aftercare groups.

Our Mission Statement

Riverwoods Behavioral Health System’s mission is to create a world-class treatment program that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of behavioral health disorders and addictive diseases. We aspire to provide a setting where people receive care that enables them to regain hope and direction in a supportive, compassionate environment.

To accomplish these goals, we have assembled a team of top professionals from a multitude of various disciplines. Every member of our team strives towards the unified goal of making Riverwoods Behavioral Health System synonymous with excellent care, phenomenal customer service, and an unmatched commitment to families, our communities, and, most of all, our patients.

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