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RHA’s Innovative Approach Connects Severely Mentally Ill with Primary Care

By Dr. Michael Murray, RHA Medical Director The RHA Behavioral Health Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) is a service that employs a team of mental health professionals to offer a full range of support services to people with serious behavioral health needs. ACTT promotes rehabilitation and independence by teaching people the coping skills needed to safe...

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RHA Partnering with MAHEC to Address Psychiatrist Shortage in WNC

By Dr. Michael Murray, RHA Medical Director RHA Behavioral Health in Asheville has been partnering with the new psychiatry residency program at Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC), since the program’s inception in 2017. ...

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RHA Provides Hurricane Recovery Assistance in Robeson, Scotland and Bladen Counties

On September 14, 2018, Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina and over the next two days produced record-breaking rainfall across eastern North Carolina. The storm caused major flooding and property destruction across eastern North Carolina. In October of 2018, Eastpointe (Local Management Entity-Managed Care Organization) reached out to RHA’s behavioral h...

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A Job Well Done: Springfield, TN Person Supported Honored at Employment Retention Award Ceremony

Brian, a person supported at RHA’s Springfield, Tennessee Unit, was invited to attend the Tennessee Department of Intellectual & Developmenta...

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RHA Gastonia Unit Enjoys Demonstration from K9 Officer

Over the summer, an officer from the Gaston County Police Department and his K9 partner visited the Gastonia Day Activity Center and conducted a demonstration for the ...

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RHA Trenton Unit Gets “Wild About A Cure” at Gibson County’s Relay for Life Benefit

The RHA unit in Trenton, Tennessee participated in Gibson County’s Relay for Life Benefit on June 15, 2019 to raise money for cancer research. Lacey Elliot...

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A Loyal Customer – Tammy’s Story

Tammy, a person supported by RHA in Lincolnton, North Carolina, enjoys writing recipes on index cards, going grocery shopping, and cooking new meals. Tammy and Beth, the Direct S...

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RHA Augusta 2019 Family and Friends Day Reunites Brothers

Robert, a person served by RHA in Augusta, Georgia, had been estranged from his brother for two years. No one knew where he was. Robert and his brother are both deaf, and Robert’s brother had gone into the system many years ago. Robert had been asking about him for a while and had missed him very much. ...

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