By HCO Staff
ASHLAND, Ala.—AltaPointe Health, a leading provider of comprehensive mental health services, is pleased to announce the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for its brand-new clinic in Clay County. The Ashland, Ala., facility marks a significant milestone in the organization’s ongoing commitment to improving access to mental healthcare. Services include school-based therapy, in-home therapy, clinic-based therapy, an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team, Bridge Team, Stepping Up Initiative, and a Juvenile Court Liaison.
“The building is an investment in the community and shows AltaPointe’s commitment to providing the utmost in mental healthcare to the people of Clay County,” said Tuerk Schlesinger, AltaPointe Health CEO. “Today is a special opportunity that allows attendees to explore the facility before any patients are seen, gaining a firsthand understanding of our commitment to deliver exceptional care. The pre-opening tour aims to showcase the thoughtful design and functionality of the new clinic, emphasizing the importance of creating an environment that promotes healing, comfort, and safety.”
During the tour, AltaPointe staff and key representatives were available to answer questions and provide detailed information about the clinic’s innovative features and services. From the utilization of advanced technology to the expertise of the highly skilled team of mental health professionals, attendees gained a better understanding of the clinic’s capabilities in delivering personalized, evidence-based care.
The Mayor of Ashland, Larry Fetner, helped cut the ribbon to the new clinic along with Ashland city council members, AltaPointe board members, and other local leaders. Mayor Fetner was delighted over the building and what it means to Ashland.
“This beautiful building and its purpose will help many people in our community,” Fetner added. “We are thankful that AltaPointe is here and look forward to how it will only make Ashland an even better place to live. This building helps erase stigma connected to mental illness, and I hope it encourages more people to seek help and not be embarrassed.”
AltaPointe believes the medical community of Clay County is taking great care of those who live there and wants to help build upon that. “We intend to work closely with Clay County Hospital to help it meet the mental health needs of its patients. We have met with Clay County Hospital Administrators to develop a plan for providing mental health services to their patients,” Schlesinger added.