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River Edge Behavioral Health Continues to Expand in Fulton County


Jay Bess, River Edge Communications: 478-803-7707 (office) 478.283.0138 (mobile) //

FULTON COUNTY – River Edge Behavioral Health opens a third location in Fulton County. Contracted by Fulton Board of Commissioners, the behavioral health care provider now offers core outpatient mental health and substance use disorder treatment services to uninsured adult Fulton County residents living in the south part of the county.


Adding to offerings begun in January 2018, the Center for Health and Rehabilitation on Boulevard as well as at the Fulton North Service Center on Roswell Road, River Edge began offering core adult services at the South Fulton Service Center at 5600 Stonewall Tell Road in South Fulton on June 13, 2018. Adult core behavioral health services include intake assessments, individual counseling, group counseling, case management, peer services and medication management. Hours of operation for River Edge: South Fulton Service Center are Monday through Friday from 8:30a.m. to 5:00p.m. Walk-ins are also accepted until 3:00 pm for same day service.  Right now, only uninsured residents can be served at the South Fulton location; applications to serve individuals covered by Medicaid and other insurances are in process.   


River Edge Chief Executive Officer, Shannon Terrell Gordon, LCSW, said. “River Edge commends the Fulton Board of Commissioners’ strategic investment in “All People are Healthy”.  Appropriate treatment for mental health and substance use challenges saves lives and families. River Edge brings nearly 70 years’ experience providing this research-based specialty health care to Fulton. With this site’s opening, we are excited to make life better for even more community residents.”  


Serving more than 10,000 Georgians, River Edge continues to be one of the state’s leading resources for mental health, substance use disorder treatments and supports as well as individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. 


About River Edge Behavioral Health

The full continuum of River Edge Behavioral Health services provide state-of-the-art treatment and support services for more than 13,000 children, youth, families and adults annually, who experience mental illness, addiction, co-occurring disorders or developmental disabilities. A repetitive national award winner identified for its exemplary leadership by its international accrediting body, River Edge services extend throughout Georgia, including Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Twiggs, Wilkinson and Fulton Counties. Learn more at For help, call 478-803-7700 in Central Georgia or 404-665-8600 in Fulton County. 


About the River Edge Foundation

The River Edge Foundation, an independent, 501(c)3 non-profit organization, raises private funds to help make life better for individuals who experience mental illness, addiction or a developmental disability, especially individuals served and supported through the robust, community-based offerings of River Edge Behavioral Health.  The Foundation strives for excellence in fundraising, investing, stewarding contributions and assets, governing the Foundation, as well as forming lasting and mutual beneficial relationships with community partners, constituencies and stakeholders.