Why Ridgeview

About Us and Getting to Know One Another

Since 1976, patients and their loved ones have turned to Ridgeview Institute Smyrna during life crisis and despair when struggling with mental health and addiction problems. Ridgeview has been there to listen and help. Ridgeview Institute provides specialized programs for young adults, adults, senior adults and adolescents and their families. Mental Health and Chemical Dependency care is our specialty and what we do.

Located on a 37 Acre wooded campus in the city of Smyrna, GA on the outskirts of Atlanta Ridgeview Institute provides a safe, caring environment with Psychiatrists, Nurses, Social Workers, Counselors, Activity Therapists and Mental Health Technicians. Treatment services include inpatient and outpatient services, and aftercare.

Our Mission 

For over 40-years, Ridgeview Institute has been Georgia’s first choice for mental health and substance abuse treatment. We intend to continue consistently providing a supportive, compassionate, and innovative environment of patient-centered care. Our knowledge and expertise in the field of behavioral health and substance abuse has proven to be a contributing factor to improving the lives we have touched in our community.

Our mission is to provide a comprehensive continuum of mental health and substance abuse treatment services based upon a commitment to excellence and quality care to patients and their loved ones. Utilizing Evidence Based clinical programs we will continuously strive to assess and improve our performance as a mental health facility. Our patients and families will always be at the forefront of our services.

We are here for you to start your journey to wellness. You have taken the first step by visiting this website. Let us help you take the next step, contact us today.



Ridgeview Institute is here to guide your journey toward mental wellness. For your convenience, we offer 24/7 assessments at no cost. If you or a loved one is struggling with a mental health or substance abuse issue contact us to see how we can help.