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HRH Announces Melanie Dallas as New CEO

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Mental Health & Wellness

We believe in treating the whole person by providing an array of clinical and community-based care.

Developmental Disabilities

We enhance the lives of every member of our community by building self-esteem, confidence, independence and self-advocacy.

Crisis Stabilization Services

We have created a comprehensive care delivery system that ensures access to and delivery of high quality and effective care along a continuum.

Addiction Recovery Services

We are committed to providing care that is engaging, empowering, holistic and gender responsive.

Board meeting in Gilmer County June 22

The Highland Rivers Health Governing Board of Directors will meet on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at 10:30 AM in the Home Again Program located at 419 North Wall St, Calhoun, GA, 30701. The Finance and Corporate Compliance Committees will meet at 9:30 AM.

The meeting is open to the public. For additional information or directions, please call 706/270-5000.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Highland Rivers Health has provided comprehensive treatment and support services for adults, children and families affected by mental health disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases since 1973. One of the state's largest public safety net providers, Highland Rivers operates 28 treatment facilities across a 4,400-square mile area of Northwest Georgia that includes Bartow, Cherokee, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, and Whitfield counties, and serves nearly 16,000 consumers annually. Highland Rivers is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and is a Core Provider for the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.

Highland Rivers Health Announces New CEO!

Meet Melanie Dallas

Effective April 1st, 2015: Melanie Dallas, LPC, became Chief Executive Officer of Highland Rivers Health. Melanie has over 26 years of experience in behavioral health which encompasses leadership, strategic planning, operations, budgeting and financial management in both the private and public sectors. She has been serving the mission of Highland Rivers Health since 2012 in the role of Chief Operating Officer. In December, Mrs. Dallas stepped into the interim CEO role and has not stopped working to ensure that Highland Rivers Health is ready for the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. Our board and team are truly excited for what the future holds under her leadership.    

Make an Appointment

To Schedule an Appointment or Cancel and Reschedule an Existing Appointment Call Our NEW Number 1-800-729-5700
If you are in a crisis after hours or weekends, Contact the Georgia Access and Crisis Line 1-800-715-4225
Highland Rivers Health's Main Administration Office 1401 Applewood Drive, Dalton, Georgia 30720

CARF Accredited


We are Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities & a Core Provider for the Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities.

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