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River Edge: The Lighthouse Addiction Recovery Support Center Changes Name to Macon Recovers



Jay Bess, River Edge Communications: 478.803.7707 (office) 478.283.0138 (mobile) //


MACON — River Edge Behavioral Health today publicly announces the name change of River Edge: The Lighthouse addiction recovery support center to Macon Recovers.


Located in the Baconsfield Office Park at 750 Baconsfield Drive, Suite 101, the peer-led addiction recovery support center will still provide recovery-focused activities like peer check-ins, sober fun alternatives, recovery meetings, and other supports to encourage a person's recovery from substance use disorders. The Center is open each Tuesday through Saturday from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM.


River Edge, Chief Executive Officer, Shannon T. Gordon, EdD, LCSW, CFRE, CPS-P said, “River Edge is happy to continue offering an additional route to hope, healing and wellness for those seeking recovery from addiction. We hope the new name, Macon Recovers, reinforces hope and the idea that recovery is real and possible for everyone.”


About River Edge Behavioral Health

The full continuum of River Edge Behavioral Health services provide state-of-the-art treatment and support services for nearly 10,000 children, youth, families and adults annually, who experience mental illness, substance use disorders, co-occurring illnesses or developmental disabilities. A repetitive national award winner, 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 River Edge Foundation

The River Edge Foundation, an independent, 501(c)3 not-for-profit, 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.