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Comprehensive Behavioral Health Closer to Home

With offices in Atlanta and Augusta, RiverMend Health Centers provide a comprehensive array of behavioral health services, including the evaluation and diagnosis of addiction, co-occurring conditions and other types of mental health disorders.

Led by board-certified physicians and licensed clinicians, we offer treatment programs in local communities throughout the state of Georgia. Our neuroscience-driven care model combines medically rooted best practices with holistic approaches that focus on improving the whole person.

RiverMend Health Centers services include intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization programs, family treatment and individual counseling, relapse prevention, recovery planning, coaching and spiritual care.

Affiliated with the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, RiverMend Health Centers can successfully evaluate, diagnose and treat a wide variety of mental health conditions.

Our Commitment

At RiverMend Health Centers, we treat each and every patient with compassion and respect along their journey to recovery, and ensure they get the individualized, professional care they need.

Stacy Seikel, M.D., Medical Director, Board Certified in both Addiction Medicine and Anesthesiology
  • Treatment for Alcohol & Drugs

    Seeking help and facing your addiction is a brave decision, and recovery is not far from reach at RiverMend Health Centers of Georgia.

  • Detoxification for Alcohol & Drugs

    Whether you are addicted to alcohol, drugs or food, RiverMend Health Centers has a treatment program to turn your life around.

  • Pain Medication Abuse

    Find healthy, alternative methods to manage your pain, so you can get back to leading a productive, happy, and fulfilling life.

  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

    Our intensive outpatient program (IOP) enables those in recovery the ability to access relapse prevention therapy closer to home.

  • Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    Our PHP combines the rigor of a residential treatment, but delivered in an outpatient environment during the day or evening.

  • Sober Living Housing

    RiverMend Health Centers of Georgia offers supportive group home environments for those recovering from alcohol and drug addiction to help facilitate the transition from residential care to independent living.

  • LGBTQ Treatment Program

    RiverMend Health Centers of Georgia is proud to be one of only a few addiction recovery centers in the nation to offer a safe, supportive and affirming environment for the LGBTQ communities.

RiverMend Health Centers Offers...

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Whether you’re struggling with substance abuse, eating disorders, or issues like anxiety, stress, and depression, RiverMend Health Centers can help you turn your life around. We understand that it’s difficult to reach out for help. But we’re here for you, and dedicated to getting you or your loved one the professional attention you need.

advanced-healing-of-the-brainAdvanced Healing of the Brain
Mental health disorders and substance abuse are considered diseases of the brain. Both can cause changes in the brain’s structure, chemistry and function, and if left untreated, can lead to devastating consequences. Our neuroscience driven treatment focuses on healing the brain and promoting stability and wellness.

compassionate-counseling-therapyCompassionate Counseling & Therapy
Our individual and group counseling therapies are designed to fit your unique needs and are focused on helping you identify relapse stimuli and provide guidance on how to handle them. Our support groups are an important resource of recovery and consist of members with similar addiction struggles who are learning how to handle some of the challenges involved with staying sober.

Why Choose RiverMend Health Centers

  • Affiliated with the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.
  • Nationally recognized addiction physicians and experts.
  • Scientifically-driven, behavioral health and addiction treatment and recovery programs.
  • Statewide access to outpatient behavioral health and addiction treatment outpatient programs.
  • Addiction experts, programs and offices located throughout Georgia.

Addiction Facts

  • treatment-programs-impaired-professionals-womenAn Evolving Epidemic
    More than 7 million Georgians suffer from Substance Use Disorder yet only a fraction will receive the treatment needed.
  • treatment-programs-impaired-professionalsAddiction Affects Everyone
    Drug & alcohol addiction affects every sector of society, straining our economy, healthcare & criminal justice systems & quality of life.
  • treatment-programs-drugAddiction is a Chronic Disease
    Remarkable advances in neuroscience & behavioral medicine have demonstrated that addiction is a complex & multifaceted brain disease.
  • treatment-programs-alcoholAddiction Kills
    In 2010, over 1,100 people died from drug use in Georgia – more than those who died from drunk driving in the same year.
  • treatment-programs-dualAn Equal Opportunity Disease
    Addiction is an equal opportunity disease. It does not respect age, gender, ethnicity, income or zip code.
  • treatment-programs-pain-medication-abuseThe Numbers Don’t Lie
    Nearly one in 10 Georgians over the age of 12 suffers from substance use disorder.

dr-mark-gold“Dr Stacy Seikel is a nationally recognized expert in the field of addiction medicine and pain medication abuse. Her experience and expertise in treating people who are in the grips of addiction is an asset to the entire state of Georgia and the communities in which RiverMend Health Centers serves.”

Mark Gold, MD

Chairman of the RiverMend Health Scientific Advisory Boards | Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine | Director of Research, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Educational Foundation