Riverwoods Behavioral Health System

Treatment Center

Riverwoods Behavioral Health System is a "Joint Commission Gold Seal" Accredited™ treatment center offering a full spectrum of treatment options to address chemical dependency and behavioral health disorders. We are adjacent to the Southern Regional Medical Center campus in Riverdale, Georgia, convenient to Interstate 75, allowing for easy access throughout the state.

Facility map
223 Medical Center Drive
Clayton County, GA
30274, United States
  • Age Group
    9 - 99 years

Payment Options

  • Medicare
  • Private Insurance
  • Self-Pay

Treatments Offered

  • 12 Steps
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Anxiety Treatment
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples and Family Counseling
  • Day Treatment (PHP)
  • Group Therapy
  • Holistic Treatment
  • Individual Counseling
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP)
  • Music Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults
  • Children/ Teenagers
  • Seniors (65 or older)

Extra Services

  • Nutrition Education


Joint Commission,
The Jason Foundation,

Accepted Insurances Include

Aetna Cigna Amerigroup Cenpatico Beacon Health Options BlueCross BlueShield United Healthcare WellCare
Riverwoods Behavioral Health System

More about Riverwoods Behavioral Health System

We are adjacent to the Southern Regional Medical Center campus in Riverdale, Georgia, convenient to Interstate 75, allowing for easy access throughout the state. Riverwoods offers confidential care in a safe, warm, supportive environment.

Our trained, experienced clinicians only employ empirically-validated and scientifically-supported care for children, teens, adults, and older adults who are struggling to overcome a variety of disorders. Many people come to us for holistic help overcoming addiction, mental health disorders, and behavioral disorders that span the lifetime through a variety of treatment techniques. RiverWoods offers all levels of care, from traditional outpatient therapy to partial hospitalization programs, to inpatient treatment, and aftercare planning services.

Treatments Offered

Our multidisciplinary treatment team comprised of medical physicians, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, and support staff create individualized plans of care for each patient we treat. Empirical evidence supports the idea that an inpatient program that offers a variety of therapeutic techniques and medications is the best way to kick start recovery from mental disorders and chemical dependency. Our chemical dependency program is based upon the 12-step recovery model for addiction and chemical dependency treatment. We offer safe and effective detox from chemical dependency, medication management, individual therapy with a focus on strengths-based and cognitive-behavioral therapy, group therapy, and family counseling sessions. Treatment approaches will be based upon the unique needs of each person who comes to us for help.

Rehab Activities

As a holistic treatment center, Riverwoods Behavioral Health System offers a variety of experiential methods to compliment traditional therapeutic approaches. These include:

  • Art therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Recreational programming
  • Nutritional and wellness counseling
  • Expressive therapy
  • A.A. and N.A.


  • CLINICAL EXCELLENCE:Empirically-validated and scientifically-supported holistic care
  • FINANCING: Most major insurances accepted
  • LOCATED: 15 miles outside Atlanta

Admissions Process

Riverwoods Behavioral Health System aims to make admissions to any level of treatment we offer to be as smooth and painless as possible so that we are the provider of choice for our referral sources, families, and patients as they make the brave transition into treatment for their disorders or chemical dependencies.

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day our intake team is always ready to help patients and families who need us. Our intake team will be able to answer any questions about our programs and determine the most appropriate level of care for each individual's needs. We offer a free, confidential assessments performed by our trained mental health professionals to anyone who may need our services. In addition, our intake staff is available around-the-clock to pre-screen direct admissions, consult with our medical staff, verify the insurance benefits, as well as arrange transportation for our inpatient program at no additional cost to the patient. Riverwoods is available to meet all of your needs; help is just a phone call away.

Treatment and Philosophy

Riverwoods Behavioral Health System is committed to providing a full continuum of treatment options to meet the needs of all patients, allowing them to be admitted to any level of care and make a seamless transition through our levels of care as they recover. In order to do this effectively, the caring and compassionate staff at RiverWoods spends a great deal of time getting to know each and every patient who walks through our doors.

We conduct comprehensive evaluations and get to know each of our patients on a personal basis. It's only then that our treatment teams will be able to determine what treatment options will work well for each individual's situation and difficulties.

Riverwoods only uses empirically-validated treatments that are backed by scientific support to ensure that they are effective. Our goal is always to return each person who comes to us to their highest level of functioning so that you can return to your community and enjoy life. We're also highly committed to giving back to our community to help others outside our treatment system through education, donations, participation in community charity events, interaction and education in the school systems, work with low-income families and board involvement with other organizations. This allows us to gain the most up-to-date information about conditions affecting the community we are a part of. Our main commitment is to do right by each and every patient who comes to us for help.

Family Involvement

Riverwoods knows that recovery from mental disorders and chemical dependency can be greatly successful, especially if family is involved. We attempt to include family and loved ones into each patient's therapeutic plan of care to allow greater insight into their loved ones condition and recovery. Family sessions are used to allow family members to share their feelings about their loved ones' challenges and are connected to available community resources to further their own healing.

Riverwoods Behavioral Health System Reviews

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4 years, 6 months ago

I am a sponsee i attend here i like this program i dont lie i have a personel issue, i have depression & schizophprenia. I have donated before i am forward to coming to the meetings tonight i have my personal issues. God is my shepherd i shall not want. I am a member of my brothers keepers it is like old love citys. I am 44 years old with 4 grandchildren and a son 25 years old. I am drug working on ninety days clean. My sponsors name is desmond and i love him he is excellent.

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Range of services
How much did you pay? <$5k
How did you pay? Free Program