News

Highland Rivers Health is always glad to be a resource for the news media on topics related to mental health, substance abuse and addiction, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. For media inquiries, contact:

Mike Mullet
Community Relations Director
(770) 265-4250
michaelmullet@highlandrivers.org

Learn more about Highland Rivers Health
Highland Rivers Health at-a-glance fact sheet
Highland Rivers Health - Overview of Services (2016)

Highland Rivers Health news releases and byline articles

2017

August 1, 2017
New state commission on children’s mental health could have wide-ranging positive impact
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas

July 18, 2017
Highland Rivers Health governing board elects officers for 2018 fiscal year
News release

July 15, 2017
System of care and person-centered treatment
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas

July 1, 2017
Meeting the unique mental health needs of veterans
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas

June 1, 2017
Peer support a vital part of recovery
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas

May 15, 2017
Working with the right therapist is important for recovery
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas

May 1, 2017
Mental illness in children and adolescents can be treated effectively
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas in recognition of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

April 15, 2017
Crisis stabilization a critical component of strong mental health system
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas

March 22, 2017
Highland Rivers Health names Franscica MgBodile, MD, Chief Medical Officer
News release

March 15, 2017
Supported employment program benefit individuals with disabilities, in recovery – and local employers
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas

March 7, 2017
Highland Rivers Health governing board welcomes two new members
News release

March 1, 2017
Individuals with disabilities deserve opportunity to live independently
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas in recognition of National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

February 15, 2017
Understanding substance use disorders
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas

February 1, 2017
Talking about mental illness
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas

January 1, 2017
Don't forget mental health in New Year's resolutions
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas

2016

November 1, 2016
Highland Rivers Health names Laura Citron Director of Business Development
News release

September 7, 2016
Highland Rivers Health names Debbie Strotz Chief Operating Officer
News release

September 1, 2016
People can - and do - recover from mental illness and addiction
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas in recognition of National Recovery Month

July 11, 2016
Highland Rivers Health governing board elects officers for 2017 fiscal year
News release

June 7, 2016
Highland Rivers names Debbie Strotz Director of Operations and Recovery Services
News release

May 1, 2016
Mental illness in children is real - and treatable
Byline by Highland Rivers CEO Melanie Dallas in recognition of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

April 8, 2016
System of Care conference to explore new paradigm of youth mental health and substance abuse treatment, April 14 at Cartersville Civic Center
News release

January 28, 2016
Highland Rivers offering free HIV and Hepatitis C testing, Saturday, February 13
News release

January 20, 2016
Highland Rivers Health names Nizamuddin Khaja, MD, Chief Medical Officer
News release

2015

December 30, 2015
Highland Rivers Health to open new resiliency support clubhouse in Cartersville week of January 4
News release

December 10, 2015
Highland Rivers Health names Erica Collins Director of Human Resources
News release

November 17, 2015
Highland Rivers Health names Mike Mullet community relations director
News release