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

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at RiverWoods Behavioral Health System.

  • These restrictions have 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are 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.

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.

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Mental Health Disorders We Treat

Riverwoods Behavioral Health System, located in Riverdale, Georgia near Atlanta, provides a multidisciplinary approach to mental health disorder treatment. We create individualized treatment plans for adolescents, adults, and seniors.

Mental Health Program Overview

At Riverwoods, we place great emphasis on providing the most up-to-date, effective treatment. Our dedicated team is made up of psychiatrists, physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians, and support staff who are all here to help you with your recovery.

Programming at Riverwoods addresses a wide variety of mental health concerns, including severe mood disorders and many other types of psychiatric illnesses. During your time with us, you’ll have access to the scientifically supported services that will help you progress on your healing journey.

Symptoms of mental health disorders can vary from person to person, and each person’s treatment experience will be unique to their personal strengths and challenges. For this reason, treatment planning at Riverwoods is an individualized process. You can expect our staff to provide the targeted interventions and supports that reflect your personal goals.

Disorders We Treat

Riverwoods’ programming incorporates a blend of structure and flexibility to ensure that each person has opportunities to work towards increased autonomy in a safe environment. We welcome adolescents, adults, and senior adults who are battling a wide range of mental health concerns, including the following:

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Self-harm
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD and trauma
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • ADHD

Treatment at Riverwoods

Living with a mental health condition can be an isolating experience. But at Riverwoods, we’ll never view you as merely the sum of your symptoms or your diagnosis.

When you arrive at our center, we’ll work with you to determine the course of action that will provide the most positive outcome possible. We welcome you to explore our treatment environment – a space founded on dignity and respect.

As you work towards stabilization and recovery, you’ll have access to many types of services to improve your mental health, including:

  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Experiential therapy
  • Thorough discharge planning
  • Chemical dependence services (via our dual diagnosis track)
  • Medication management
We Accept These Insurances and More
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • United Healthcare
  • AND MORE...

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