Peachford Hospital

Conveniently located off I-285 and Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Peachford is a 246-bed private psychiatric and substance abuse Joint Commission Accredited hospital treating ages 4 through senior adults. The hospital and each unit offer a secured locked facility supervised by nursing and mental health associates 24/7 with Board Certified Psychiatrists attending to the patients. We offer free evaluations 7 days a week and can coordinate a mobile assessment as needed. We engage in family involvement for discharge planning and offer ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy) 4 days a week. Peachford accepts many managed care plans, in addition to Medicare and managed Medicaid.

Youth Services: Inpatient & Outpatient Programs

Acute Inpatient Program - an intensive program, separated by gender and age group, designed to provide stabilization for a child or adolescent in severe distress or exhibiting dangerous behavior including substance abuse/chemical dependency. There is daily interaction with a multidisciplinary team such as medical, nursing, and counseling professionals. Discharge planning with family involvement begins upon admission.

Child Partial Program - offers a less restrictive environment which allows a child to live at home while receiving comprehensive treatment and maintaining school assignments.

Adolescent Partial & Intensive Outpatient Program (Next Step) - meets the unique needs of adolescents who are experiencing psychological challenges and/or substance abuse problems that impair daily functioning. This program includes frequent interaction with the multidisciplinary team. There is daily communication between the family and therapist.

Adult Services: Inpatient & Outpatient Services

Acute Inpatient Program - treats individuals ages 18 and older, separated by gender, in an intensive therapeutic structure, providing stabilization for patients. Peachford offers 3 tracks of patient care: psychiatric care, chemical dependency and dual diagnosis, including a detox unit. There is significant, daily involvement with the multidisciplinary team comprised of a number of highly qualified clinicians. Various types of aftercare programs are also offered.

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) - designed for individuals 18 and older who require acute stabilization without the intensity of the full inpatient hospitalization. PHP can be entered directly or as a step down from inpatient. As with the inpatient program, the client receives services from the multidisciplinary team.

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) - designed for individuals 18 and older who require structured therapy. IOP is offered 7 days a week from 9:00 am to 12:45 pm. Peachford Lodge is available to those in both the PHP and IOP.

Senior Services

This program offers two levels of programming based on cognitive functioning: active seniors and specialty care for those with higher acuity. There is daily interaction with the multidisciplinary team. Dementia, Alzheimer's, and Medication Evaluations are provided by a Board Certified Geriatric Psychiatrist.

Peachford Hospital, 2151 Peachford Road, Atlanta, GA 303338, 770-454-2302

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