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06/18/2018

Featured Article

River Edge Behavioral Health Continues to Expand in Fulton County

Now three outpatient sites offer core behavioral health services

06/08/2018

River Edge Behavioral Health: New Foundation Board Member

Joshua Hale Joins the River Edge Family

06/06/2018

River Edge Behavioral Health: New Board Member

Brent DuBois Joins River Edge Representing Twiggs County

05/10/2018

River Edge Behavioral Health Appoints Jay J. Bess as the Director of Communications

Mass Communications Practitioner becomes part of the River Edge Family

01/25/2018

River Edge Launches Medication for Addiction Treatment Clinic at Macon-Bibb Location

Suboxone diminishes withdrawal symptoms associated with opiate use disorder.

01/03/2018

River Edge Behavioral Health Open for Business in Fulton County

Two outpatient locations offer core behavioral health services

11/15/2017

River Edge Behavioral Health Appoints Frederica N. McClary-Myers as Fulton County Site Manager

River Edge will offer core adult behavioral health services in Fulton County in January

11/13/2017

Unmasking Mental Illness Campaign Wins National Award

River Edge Behavioral Health’s Unmasking Mental Illness campaign won third place at the 2017 Healthcare Marketing IMPACT Awards

09/20/2017

Unmasking Mental Illness Campaign Finalist for National Healthcare Award

The awareness campaign features influential Macon-Bibb County Leaders

09/10/2017

River Edge Closure 9/11

Message of River Edge closure due to Tropical Storm Irma

08/04/2017

Macon-Bibb County Commission Grants $758,123 Contract for Construction of Housing for Adults with Intellectual Disability

Two affordable rental housing units will be built on Anthony Road and Telfair Street.

08/02/2017

River Edge Behavioral Health Expands Services to Fulton County

$4M contract approved to bring mental health and addictive disease treatment to Atlanta area

06/26/2017

River Edge Behavioral Health Launches New Logo and Community-Based Brand Identity

New Look is Unveiled at Employee Appreciation Day, in honor of its Extensive Workforce

12/08/2016

River Edge Behavioral Health Physician Recognized as Leading Expert in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

MACON – River Edge Behavioral Health physician Theresa Courtney has been published as a leading, international, medical expert in intellectual and development disabilities. Her review of the Handbook of Evidence-Based Practices in Intellectual and Develop

12/08/2016

New Governing Board Members Appointed

The Monroe County Commission appointed residents Martie Brown and Rosalind “Roz” McMillan to the governing board of River Edge Behavioral Health Center.

08/18/2016

River Edge Offers Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

River Edge Behavioral Health Center will offer Youth Mental Health First Aid training Monday, September 26 and Tuesday, September 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

08/17/2016

River Edge Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

River Edge Behavioral Health Center has received accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International

06/30/2016

River Edge Foundation Receives Donation from Community Supervision Officer Class

The Georgia Public Safety Basic Community Supervision Officer class

06/15/2016

River Edge Foundation to Hold Gala

The River Edge Foundation will hold a black tie optional gala Friday, October 14 at 7:00 p.m. at The Armory Ballroom in Macon.

05/02/2016

River Edge Baldwin Celebrates 10th Anniversary

In 2016, River Edge Baldwin is celebrating its 10th anniversary serving the Milledgeville-Baldwin County community.

04/20/2016

Students in Macon trying to combat underage drinking

Five students from schools in Macon-Bibb traveled to liquor stores, warning of the dangers of underage drinking.

03/31/2016

River Edge Helps Patients After Treatment

River Edge helps patients after treatment

03/28/2016

River Edge Foundation Fights Blight While Offering New Housing Opportunities

The Macon-Bibb Commission has allocated $10 million in bond funds for capital projects to begin removing blight from Macon-Bibb County.

03/12/2016

New Homes Offer New Opportunities for Mentally Disabled Macon Residents

New homes offer new opportunities for mentally disabled Macon residents

12/04/2015

River Edge Residents Get into the Holiday Spirit with Christmas Gala

The River Edge Behavioral Health Center hosted their third annual Christmas gala.

11/30/2015

River Edge to Support Christmas Gala for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

River Edge Behavioral Health Center’s Developmental Disabilities Services will support the 3rd annual Christmas Gala Friday, December 4 for individuals in their program and their families and staff.

11/25/2015

Dealing with Stressful Family Encounters During the Holidays

The holidays are a time to get together and enjoy friends and loved ones, but what about when you are forced to deal with family members who rub you the wrong way?

11/23/2015

River Edge Opens Two Homes for Disabled Individuals (WGXA Coverage)

Organizers came together on Monday to improve the way of life for some people with developmental disabilities.

11/18/2015

River Edge Opens Two New Houses for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

A ribbon cutting for River Edge’s two newest homes for individuals with developmental disabilities is scheduled for Monday, November 23 at 10:00 a.m. at 1224 Ernest Street, Macon, GA.

10/27/2015

Macon Groups Hold Forum Aimed at Preventing Underage Drinking (WGXA Coverage)

River Edge Behavioral Health and "Macon Safe Decisions" teamed up Tuesday evening at the Rosa Jackson Recreational Center to hold a forum aimed at preventing underage drinking.

10/05/2015

LifeSPRING Helping Moms Kick Drugs (WMAZ Coverage)

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NACA), more than two million children under the age of 18 live with a parent who is dependent on or abuses drugs.

10/01/2015

TenderCare Clinic Opens New Location at River Edge Baldwin

A ribbon cutting for TenderCare’s newest Milledgeville location is scheduled for Monday, October 5 at 11:30 a.m. at River Edge Baldwin located at 60 Blandy Way.

09/14/2015

Ga. High School Video Contest Takes Aim at Pill Abuse (WMAZ Coverage)

If you have a tech savvy teenager, they may be able to help raise awareness about prescription drug abuse and win some great prizes at the same time.

04/29/2015

This May is Mental Health Month

Addressing mental health before Stage 4—this year’s theme for May is Mental Health Month—calls attention to the importance addressing mental health symptoms early, identifying potential underlying diseases,

04/16/2015

“Project Sticker Shock” Targets Underage Drinking

The River Edge Prevention Department staff are joining with local law enforcement and area youth to create a safer, healthier lifestyle in order to combat Macon’s growing problem of underage drinking.

04/10/2015

River Edge Supports Spring Prom for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (WMAZ Coverage)

River Edge Behavioral Health Center Developmental Disabilities Services supported a spring prom Friday, April 10 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Lundy Chapel Missionary Baptist Church

04/03/2015

River Edge to Support Spring Prom for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

River Edge Behavioral Health Center Developmental Disabilities Services will support a spring prom Friday, April 10 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Lundy Chapel Missionary Baptist Church

03/24/2015

Macon Individuals Complete My Voice. My Participation. My Board Training

Tamika Woods, Greg Childs and Tina Wheeler have completed an exclusive training series called “My Voice. My Participation. My Board.” sponsored by Georgia State University’s Center for Leadership in Disability.

03/06/2015

J. Ray Grant Jr., MD Joins River Edge Behavioral Health Center

Monroe County native Dr. J. Ray Grant has joined River Edge Behavioral Health Center as the new medical director.

03/06/2015

Central Georgians Attend State’s Largest Gathering of Disability Advocates and Supporters

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities’ Disability Day at the Capitol Rally March 5 united thousands of Georgians who traveled across the state

03/02/2015

Board of Trustees Seated for The River Edge Foundation

The River Edge Foundation in February seated their new board of trustees.

01/20/2015

Macon Individuals Selected for My Voice. My Participation. My Board. Training

Tamika Woods, Greg Childs and Tina Wheeler have been selected to take part in an exclusive training series called “My Voice. My Participation. My Board.”

12/12/2014

River Edge Supports Christmas Gala for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

River Edge Behavioral Health Center Developmental Disabilities Services supported a 2nd annual Christmas Gala Thursday, December 4

11/03/2014

Doster Reappointed to River Edge Board

The Monroe County Commission has reappointed native resident Dr. Priscilla Doster to serve a three-year term on the River Edge Behavioral Health Center board of directors.

10/01/2014

Non-Profit Communications Professional Kristen Soles Joins River Edge

Local non-profit communications professional Kristen Soles has joined River Edge Behavioral Health Center

09/23/2014

River Edge to Host Recovery Rally Awareness Event

River Edge Behavioral Health Center will host a free community recovery rally entitled “Speak Up, Reach Out” Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 3:00--6:00 p.m. in the River Edge/Bibb County Health Department parking lot at 175 Emery Hwy.

08/25/2014

River Edge Local Beneficiary of Men’s Wearhouse National Suit Drive

River Edge Behavioral Health Center has received a donation of gently used ready-to-wear men’s professional clothing from local residents spearheaded by Men’s Wearhouse at The Shoppes at River Crossing.

08/12/2014

Macon-Bibb Commissioner Bert Bivins Joins River Edge Board

Longtime public servant Bert Bivins has been appointed by the Macon-Bibb County Commission to serve on the River Edge board of directors.

07/31/2014

David Shillcutt to Visit River Edge

David Shillcutt, public health analyst with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to visit River Edge.

07/02/2014

GIVE A SUIT. SAVE A LIFE

Georgia Behavioral Health Services will be participating in the 7th Annual National Suit Drive sponsored by Men’s Wearhouse. When you donate your gently used professional attire at your nearest Men’s Wearhouse, you’re giving more than clothing – you’re g

06/27/2014

River Edge CEO Presents to Georgia College Learning in Retirement

River Edge serving more than 4,000 people in Milledgeville last year, investing more than $2,000,000 in the local economy and sustaining more than 100 jobs. That’s part of the story Shannon Harvey...

06/26/2014

A Call to Action

River Edge CEO Featured Guest on TV’s “A Call to Action”

06/16/2014

Georgia Behavioral Health Services Receives Grant from Macon-Bibb to Build Houses Designed for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Georgia Behavioral Health Services, Inc. receives $550,000 of HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) funds from the Macon-Bibb consolidated government for housing tailored to support adults with intellectual disabilities.

06/09/2014

Sue Chipman to Lead River Edge Advancement

Seasoned development professional, Sue B. Chipman, becomes the inaugural Chief Advancement Officer of The River Edge Foundation.

03/27/2014

River Edge Supported Employment Works!

River Edge Supported Employment Works!

03/17/2014

Economic Impact of River Edge More Than $104 Million

Economic Impact of River Edge More Than $104 Million

03/12/2014

River Edge and Central Georgia Tech Sign Agreement Providing Adult Education to River Edge Clients

River Edge and Central Georgia Tech Sign Agreement Providing Adult Education to River Edge Clients

02/01/2014

WMAZ Covers River Edge Efforts to Prevent Underage Drinking

WMAZ Covers River Edge Efforts to Prevent Underage Drinking

01/31/2014

Students go to ‘Court’ Saturday for Lesson on Underage Drinking

Students go to ‘Court’ Saturday for Lesson on Underage Drinking

01/22/2014

River Edge Selected to Present Successes in Telemedicine at National Conference

River Edge Selected to Present Successes in Telemedicine at National Conference

01/09/2014

River Edge Expands Supported Employment

River Edge Expands Supported Employment

01/08/2014

River Edge’s Williams Named CARE-NET Para-Professional Caregiver of the Year

River Edge’s Williams Named CARE-NET Para-Professional Caregiver of the Year

12/10/2013

River Edge to Hold Christmas Gala for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

River Edge to Hold Christmas Gala for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

11/26/2013

A Thanksgiving Message from Our CEO

Happy Thanksgiving from River Edge!

11/22/2013

Veteran Psychologist Steven E. Corkery Joins River Edge Board

Veteran Psychologist Steven E. Corkery Joins River Edge Board

11/20/2013

New River Edge Development in Baldwin Progressing Quickly

New River Edge Development in Baldwin Progressing Quickly

11/06/2013

Macon Telegraph Covers River Edge CARF Re-Accreditation

Macon Telegraph Covers River Edge CARF Re-Accreditation

11/04/2013

River Edge Earns Re-Accreditation From CARF

River Edge Earns Re-Accreditation From CARF

10/28/2013

River Edge Sponsors Red Ribbon Week Events at Appling Middle School

River Edge Sponsors Red Ribbon Week Events at Appling Middle School

10/16/2013

Ocmulgee Circuit Launches Family Treatment Court, Partners with River Edge Behavioral Health Center

Ocmulgee Circuit Launches Family Treatment Court, Partners with River Edge Behavioral Health Center

10/03/2013

DBHDD Commissioner Tours River Edge Sites in Bibb

DBHDD Commissioner Tours River Edge Sites in Bibb

10/02/2013

River Edge Launches New Support Service: Intensive Case Management

River Edge Launches New Support Service: Intensive Case Management

09/26/2013

River Edge to Hold Family and Friends Rally for Recovery Friday

River Edge to Hold Family and Friends Rally for Recovery Friday

09/21/2013

River Edge Creates New Housing Opportunity For Central Georgians with HIV/AIDS

River Edge Creates New Housing Opportunity For Central Georgians with HIV/AIDS

09/16/2013

River Edge and Auburn University Develop Partnership

River Edge and Auburn University Develop Partnership to Educate Behavior Analysts to Serve River Edge Clients

09/05/2013

River Edge Celebrates National Recovery Month with Events in Baldwin County

River Edge Celebrates National Recovery Month with Events in Baldwin County

08/28/2013

Coverage of the Second and Third Neighborhood Unveiling

Coverage of the Second and Third Neighborhood Unveiling

08/27/2013

River Edge, City of Macon to Unveil New Housing Developments

River Edge, City of Macon to Unveil New Housing Developments

08/21/2013

River Edge CEO Harvey Named to Workforce Board

River Edge CEO Harvey Named to Workforce Board

08/20/2013

Medical Center Employee Giving Program Helps River Edge Clients Get Prescriptions

Medical Center Employee Giving Program Helps River Edge Clients Get Prescriptions

08/01/2013

River Edge Health IT Efforts Featured on SAMHSA Website

River Edge Health IT Efforts Featured on SAMHSA Website

07/22/2013

Financial Professional Eric Manson Joins River Edge Board

Financial Professional Eric Manson Joins River Edge Board

07/15/2013

WGXA TV Covers National Suit Drive

WGXA TV Covers National Suit Drive

07/01/2013

River Edge and the Men’s Wearhouse National Suit Drive Partner to Support Local Job Seekers

River Edge and the Men’s Wearhouse National Suit Drive Partner to Support Local Job Seekers

06/18/2013

River Edge and Phoenix Center Partner to Offer Family Fun Day, Free Testing for HIV Testing Day

River Edge and Phoenix Center Partner to Offer Family Fun Day, Free Testing for HIV Testing Day

06/06/2013

River Edge Appoints Vanderhoek as Director of Community Relations

River Edge Appoints Vanderhoek as Director of Community Relations

10/06/2012

Second Neighborhood Now Accepting Applications

Second Neighborhood is now ready for occupancy...

10/05/2012

Asbestos at River Edge? No!

River Edge Has Requested Retraction of Asbestos Story

09/28/2012

What's in Your Cup Surveys

What's in Your Cup survey results for 31211 and 31217

08/09/2012

The Annual Report Fiscal Year 2012

What Has River Edge Been Up to This Year? Find Out!

08/01/2012

Duo Cycles to Raise Suicide Awareness

River Edge and Mid GA Suicide Prevention Coalition Host Awareness Event!

07/25/2012

River Edge and City of Macon Announce Plans for Latest Housing Development

River Edge along with City of Macon announce plans..

05/25/2012

Bibb Leaders Sign Juvenile Court Agreement

RIver Edge participates in Juvenile Court Agreement

05/21/2012

River Edge Opens Crisis Center and Kid's Center

More news coverage regarding Baldwin County's Grand Opening!

05/21/2012

Bibb schools, community look to focus on school safety

River Edge joined school leaders, community organizations to sign juvenile agreement Friday

05/10/2012

River Edge Behavioral Health Center Hosting Ribbon Cutting & Open House Celebration for Baldwin Coun

Baldwin County Open House Coming May 17th!

03/15/2012

"Many Women One Voice"

LifeSPRING observes HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

02/01/2012

Bibb County's Drug Court Serving as a Model for State

River Edge's Drug Court Serves as a Model for the State!

01/31/2012

Quartlery Newsletter Available!

How did we end the year 2011? Find out!

12/21/2011

River Edge opens $1.6 million rehabilitation center for women in west Bibb

River Edge introduces LifeSPRING!

12/20/2011

River Edge unveiling new home for recovering addicts

LifeSPRING Grand Opening and New Name Celebration!

12/20/2011

LifeSPRING's Grand Opening: River Edge

NewsCentralGa coverage of LifeSPRING Grand Opening!

12/13/2011

Facebook Is Aiming To Help Prevent Suicide

River Edge Prevention Center talks about Suicide Prevention

11/26/2011

More news coverage

13WMAZ local coverage!

11/25/2011

River Edge receives $1.2M grant to build 12 homes in Milledgeville

River Edge receives grant to build housing in Milledgeville!

11/16/2011

River Edge gives back to the Community!

Recent News Coverage: 41 NBC News

11/16/2011

River Edge Revitalizes Homes in Fort Hill

Recent News Coverage: The Macon Telegraph

11/16/2011

Bibb Sheriff's Office Receives Correctional Facility Distinction

Bibb County Sherriffs receive distinction with the help of River Edge!

10/27/2011

River Edge Wins National Health Information Technology Grant

River Edge Wins National Health Information Technology Grant

10/19/2011

Baldwin County Court System to receive 1.2 million to expand Adult Treatment Court

Baldwin County only Georgia receiver of national grant award!

10/17/2011

River Edge October Newsletter Now Available

Do you want to know what we are up to? Take a look!

10/03/2011

New grant awards to help families in Central Georgia!

River Edge receives PSSF grants for Baldwin, Bibb, and Monroe Counties!

09/22/2011

Get Answers

Affordable Mental Health Services in Macon.

09/19/2011

School success: what will it take and can we do it?

River Edge and community partners seek to change the future for Macon's children.

09/13/2011

Project Connect is now LifeSPRING

River Edge program that serves women and children grows!

08/19/2011

The River Edge Annual Report FY 2011

What have we been up to this year? Click here to find out!

07/25/2011

River Edge receives 2 grants to support the homeless.

2 new grants awarded to River Edge to support the homeless!

07/22/2011

View our latest testimonial video regarding recovery!

Treatment is effective, Recovery is expected..learn how!

07/07/2011

Office of Mental Health Advocate Spotlight: Greta O'Dell

Office of Mental Health Advocate spotlights one of River Edge's outstanding employees!

06/01/2011

River Edge receives first admission in GCRS!

River Edge is the first in the State of Georgia...

05/18/2011

The River Edge Foundation receives 10 new homes!

Macon City Council votes 13-0 to transfer 10 homes to the River Edge Foundation for low-income families.

04/22/2011

Our First Neighborhood Has Won An Award!

The River Edge Foundation will receive a 2011 Preservation Award from Historic Macon!

04/15/2011

Second Quarter Newsletter Has Arrived!

Check out all the exciting things that happened in the second quarter!

04/10/2011

Vacant houses challenge Macon, midstate

See how River Edge is turning a neighborhood around!

03/15/2011

Legislative Notebook: Bibb-style special court passes Senate

Changes for Mental Health pass the State House!

03/14/2011

Man in Recovery struggles to get back what he lost

An example of how we make life better!

02/11/2011

Bill would create court to handle mentally ill

Bibb County mental health court gets state attention!

01/24/2011

Mental health treatments mulled after Arizona shootings

Find out how River Edge aids Bibb County jail system!

12/31/2010

Final Quarter Wrap-up

It's been a busy quarter! See what we have been up to...

11/18/2010

Front page news!

River Edge opens housing in former blighted area of Macon

11/01/2010

REBHC awarded funds to expand Bibb County Mental Health Court

Bibb County, Georgia, in partnership with River Edge Behavioral Health Center, awarded funds to expand Bibb County Mental Health Court

11/01/2010

We now offer Telemedicine!

Keeping with the trends, River Edge goes live with Telemedicine system this past November.

10/31/2010

River Edge Behavioral Health Center awarded funding

Monroe Co in partnership with River Edge Behavioral Health Center and other community partners awarded funding

10/30/2010

River Edge Behavioral Health Center recently given three-year accreditation

River Edge Behavioral Health Center was recently given three-year accreditation for the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.