Ridgeview Institute

Psychiatric Hospital with Chemical Dependency Patients Housed Separately



Number of Beds: 102
Detox Available: Yes

Last Year’s Admissions:

Adults: 1026
Adolescents: 237
Average Length of Stay 5.9 days
Percent of Women Data Not Supplied
Percent under age 25 DNS
Percent with College Education: DNS
Percent Covered by Public assistance DNS
Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: DNS

Admissions Procedures:

Night Admission Available: Yes
Weekend Admission available: Yes
Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes



Facility has separate program for:

  • Adolescents (Ages 11-17)
  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Recovering Professionals
  • Relapse
  • Older Adults (Ages 60+)
  • Young Adults (Ages 18-26)

Facility has special track for:

  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating Disorders
  • Healthcare & Other Professionals
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)

Facility has group sessions for:

  • Recovering Professionals
  • Men
  • Relapse Management
  • Women



Self-pay Cost: Case by Case Basis
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
Medicare Coverage accepted: Yes
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes



Licensed by: State of Georgia
Type of License: Hospital, Addiction Treatment
Accredited by: JCAHO


Self Description:

“Provides detox, rehabilitation and relapse prevention services with specialty programs for recovering professionals, dual diagnosis and young adults.”

Treatment Philosophy:

“A continuum of treatment services providing evaluation and treatment to persons suffering from an addictive disorder which we believe is a chronic and progressive illness.”

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

“We have many dually diagnosed patients. We have two separate clinical programs (addiction, psychiatry).We utilize the program oriented to the primary diagnosis and blend with groups from the other programs so that patients get all needs met. We allow addiction patients to utilize psychiatric medication as needed to assist with all problems.”

Family Program:

“We have a large family program — Multi-Family groups, Significant Other groups, both for day and evening programs. Family workshop one time a month for 4 days. Children’s workshop in summer.”

Position On 12 Step Involvement:


Position on Confrontation:

“Appropriate on a case by case basis.”

Additional Characteristics:

“We have an extremely large and successful aftercare program that encompasses both support groups (5 weekly), and a large social program which includes many activities throughout the year.”

Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 3995 South Cobb Drive
Smyrna, GA 30080