New Psychiatric Hospital Opens In Monroe

January 19, 2017 – The new 70-bed behavioral hospital is now accepting and treating patients for behavioral health disorders in Monroe, GA as Ridgeview Institute – Monroe. The hospital has been under construction since October, 2015 and is now accepting referrals and providing free mental health assessments for adults, 18 years of age and older.  The adult mental health program is currently available and the hospital is planning to expand services to adolescents and senior adults soon. Ridgeview Institute – Monroe will also add day hospital and intensive outpatient programs to provide a full continuum of care to the Atlanta – Athens corridor.

Construction Phase Complete At New Behavioral Hospital

US HealthVest has completed construction on Ridgeview Institute – Monroe. The 70-bed hospital on track to begin taking patients mid-January, 2017. The hospital’s grand opening celebration is scheduled for January 12, 2017.

Georgia’s Newest Behavioral Hospital Is Recruiting

Are you looking for a position in the behavioral health field?

Georgia’s newest behavioral hospital remains on schedule to open in January, 2017. As we move closer to the opening date of the new 70-bed behavioral hospital, the new CEO and senior leadership are recruiting for qualified healthcare professionals. We are currently recruiting for physicians, nurses, clinical and support staff.

Apply for open positions by visiting our CAREERS page, or call the hospital at, toll-free (844) 350-8800.



Construction of new 70-bed behavioral hospital remains on schedule

Georgia’s newest behavioral hospital is on schedule to be completed in December, 2016 and open in January. The demolition of the older sections of the former Clearview Regional Medical Center is completed, and the new building exterior is being constructed on the remaining parts of the hospital. The last phase of construction is to build out the interiors for the 70-bed hospital. Part of the project scope includes new mechanical and electrical systems and the latest in energy preservation and efficiency. The renovated 76,000 square foot hospital will offer a safe and secure environment with semi-private patient rooms, outpatient program space, patient activity areas, a full commercial kitchen with a large dining area for patients and staff, indoor exercise room, and outdoor courtyards. The hospital is expected to begin accepting patients in early January, 2017.



US HealthVest Begins Construction Near Atlanta, GA

US HealthVest began construction of Georgia’s Newest Behavioral Hospital, a 70-bed hospital in Monroe, Georgia, a suburb east of Atlanta. The hospital will serve children, adolescents and adults in the Atlanta-Athens corridor and will provide a full continuum of behavioral health and addiction treatment services. The hospital carries a certificate of need and will be located at 709 Breedlove Drive in Monroe, Georgia.

“The greater Atlanta area has an unmet need for psychiatric services and our experienced management team is looking forward to bringing a full range of specialized psychiatric care to area residents,” said Richard Kresch, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer.

US HealthVest will renovate, reuse and upgrade the former Walton Regional Medical Center, a currently vacant hospital. The three-story, 76,000 square foot hospital will include semi-private patient rooms, large group therapy rooms, an outpatient clinic and support space including a pharmacy and food service administration. Multiple indoor and outdoor recreational activity areas will also be available. The hospital’s mechanical and electrical systems will have the latest in energy preservation and efficiency.

US HealthVest will bring about 200 jobs to the area. Construction started in October 2015 with an anticipated hospital opening in late 2016.

About US HealthVest

Monroe Behavioral Hospital

US HealthVest is an innovative behavioral healthcare company that has redefined the psychiatric hospital space. De novo strategies and acquisitions of operating facilities with unrealized potential are the core of the US HealthVest business model. Individual facilities offer multiple service lines in order to serve the needs of specific patient population groups.

US HealthVest is able to efficiently develop hospitals due to the experience of this leadership group which has worked with Dr. Richard Kresch in the psychiatric hospital and management arena in three companies for approximately twenty years.

US HealthVest facilities will offer a full range of psychiatric care including inpatient services, involuntary treatment services, day hospital and intensive outpatient services, as well as substance abuse treatment. US HealthVest’s hospitals provide specialized programs designed to meet the needs of the community.

The management team of US HealthVest has experience in running facilities that were strong-standing members of the community and good neighbors, known to improve the lives of patients by providing the highest level of clinical care.

For more information contact:
Martina Sze, Executive Vice President