Perimeter Healthcare Listed as Critical Infrastructure Facilities

Published on March 21, 2020

Perimeter Healthcare operates a network of psychiatric hospitals and residential treatment centers.  These facilities are considered part of the “critical infrastructure industry” according to the President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America which state: “If you work in a critical infrastructure industry,... Read More »

Self Harm and Mental Health

Published on March 11, 2020

 March is National Self Harm Awareness month, so what a perfect time to shed some light on this often misunderstood condition.  Self-harm is not a suicide attempt. It does not only effect females. And, it is not just something someone... Read More »

Depression in Children and Teens

Published on February 24, 2020

By Gayla King, MS, RN, BC Perimeter Healthcare, VP of Nursing Occasional sadness is a regular part of growing up; children and teens will have times when they feel sad and disconnected. However, if these bouts of sadness tend to last longer... Read More »

Lynn Lemke Appointed CEO of Perimeter Behavioral Hospital of Springfield

Published on January 28, 2020

Perimeter Healthcare is delighted to announce the appointment of Lynn Lemke as the new CEO of Perimeter Behavioral Hospital of Springfield. Mr. Lemke possesses more than 30 years of combined clinical and executive management experience, having occupied various top-management roles... Read More »

Protecting Your Kids From Cyberbullying

Published on January 14, 2020

Protecting Your Kids From Cyberbullying  Amy Wallace, Director of Business Development  Perimeter Behavioral Hospital of Dallas Bullying is by no means a new phenomenon; however increased usage of the internet and social media has significantly broadened its reach. The anonymity an internet presence... Read More »

The Dangers of Vaping

Published on December 11, 2019

Erica Fox, MBA  Vice President of Business Development Without FDA approval, e-cigarette manufacturers have consistently advertised their products as a smoking cessation aid. According to them, vaping is a more effective option that other nicotine delivery systems, and it’s much safer for... Read More »

Trauma-Informed Care and Why it Matters

Published on October 28, 2019

By Angela Boring LMSW, MHA, CPHQ, CPHRM, Vice President, Clinical Services Quality & Risk Management What is trauma-informed care? The University of Buffalo Center for Social Research defines Trauma-informed care (TIC) as “an approach in the human service field that assumes that... Read More »

Suicide Prevention - What Can We Do

Published on September 19, 2019

All over the world, suicide claims one life every 40 seconds, placing it among the top 20 leading causes of death globally. Each death represents someone’s child, spouse, parent, friend, classmate, boss, or acquaintance. The International Association for Suicide Prevention... Read More »

Bipolar Disorder - A part of an educational series

Published on September 3, 2019

Bipolar Disorder A Mental Health Educational Series  By Paul Smith, Assistant Vice President for Residential Services Perimeter Healthcare Bipolar disorder (formerly known as manic depression) is a mental health condition that is characterized by extreme mood swings. People with bipolar disorder experience down periods... Read More »

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Published on July 30, 2019

Information about Autism Spectrum Disorder by Paul Smith, AVP Residential Services, Perimeter Healthcare... Read More »

For mind and for body: exploring the relationship between mental and physical health

Published on May 17, 2019

An estimated 43.8 million American adults experience mental illness in a given year; that’s’ 1 out of every five persons. Chances are, everyone knows at least one family member, one co-worker, one friend, one acquaintance, that’s struggling with mental illness. ... Read More »


Published on May 16, 2019


An Issue of Age

Published on April 9, 2019

We all hope those we love are with us for as long as they can. But the aging process isn’t always as smooth as we wish. ... Read More »


Published on March 2, 2019

PERIMETER HEALTHCARE ACQUIRES LAKE PINES HOSPITAL The Atlanta-based mental and behavioral healthcare company moves to further expand its reach In fulfillment of its commitment towards promoting the accessibility of quality mental and behavioral healthcare services, Perimeter Healthcare is delighted to announce the... Read More »


Published on February 14, 2019

Seasoned senior executive appointed to steer the ship of quality patient care delivery... Read More »

The Truth about Addictive Disorders

Published on February 6, 2019

Addictive disorders refer to a group of disorders that involve excessive use of certain substances or excessive indulgence in a particular habit or process. At the mention of addiction, alcohol, and drugs such as cocaine or opioids readily come to... Read More »

The Importance of Self-Care

Published on January 16, 2019

The Importance of Self-Care... Read More »

Surviving the Holidays - Tips for Dealing with Hard Family Relationships

Published on December 15, 2018

A strained family relationship can make one dread the holidays. The excitement is replaced by an emptiness that threatens to consume the joy of the holidays. If you happen to find yourself in such a situation, here are some useful tips on how to deal with hard family relationships.... Read More »

The Mental Health Crisis

Published on December 6, 2018

Mental health cases are more rampant than ever and the dearth of professionals equipped with the necessary skills to tackle the crisis have never been more obvious. It’s high time we all looked inwards as a nation and come up with lasting solutions to the crisis. ... Read More »

What Kind of Care Does My Child Need?

Published on October 22, 2018

Mental health conditions in children is a source of concern for any parent. Unfortunately, these conditions are fairly common and diverse. The good news is that early diagnosis and access to varied treatment facilities can improve the child’s overall outcome.... Read More »

Suicide Among Youths- Uncovering the Silent Epidemic

Published on September 25, 2018

When we first hear any news of suicide, the image of a dejected, lonely, middle-aged man easily comes to mind. This image, although supported by statistics, is one that is fueled by age-long stereotypes. And the fact that we (or many of us, at least) can’t get it out of our heads just takes our sights away from a rapidly growing problem. ... Read More »

Perimeter Healthcare Appoints Lisa Evans Chief Operating Officer

Published on July 27, 2018

Perimeter Healthcare (“Perimeter” or the “Company”) today announced that Lisa Evans has joined the Company as Chief Operating Officer.... Read More »

Perimeter Healthcare acquires Luverne's Beacon Children's Hospital

Published on June 9, 2017

Georgia-based Perimeter Healthcare announced today it has acquired Beacon Children's Hospital of Luverne.... Read More »

Perimeter Healthcare Acquires WoodRidge Behavioral Care

Published on October 17, 2016

Perimeter Healthcare acquired Madison, Tenn.-based WoodRidge Behavioral Care.... Read More »

Ridgemont Equity Partners Sponsors Perimeter Healthcare

Published on September 15, 2016

Behavioral health platform acquires five residential treatment facilities and three acute care programs... Read More »