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New Mental Health Residential Program “CooperRiis at Asheville” Opens

 “CooperRiis at Asheville” opened September 1st, 2020 ASHEVILLE, N.C. — CooperRiis residential mental health treatment and healing community in Western North Carolina officially opened its new program on September 01, 2020. The new CooperRiis at Asheville program is a short-term treatment, 30-90 days mental health stabilization program designed to develop a foundation for a potential next step into its longer-term …Continue

CooperRiis at Asheville is now open!

CooperRiis at Asheville is now open! We are accepting referrals!  CooperRiis at Asheville completes the CooperRiis continuum of services by offering residential treatment that is intensely clinical, short term, and offers stability when one is entering the early stages of mental health recovery. We are  accepting insurance’s out-of-network benefits as well.  Once admitted, the new resident’s clinical …Continue

CooperRiis at Asheville is Ready to OPEN!

CooperRiis at Asheville is ready to go! We will begin accepting formal referrals on 9/1/20! We have been getting a lot of informal inquiries and look forward to opening our doors to the community next week. CooperRiis at Asheville will complete the CooperRiis continuum of services by adding an intensely clinical, short term program designed to help people achieve …Continue

August Update on CooperRiis at Asheville Program Opening

The new “CooperRiis at Asheville” is set to begin accepting applications on 9/1/2020. The phone number for the program is 844-522-1234. That number is live now and will connect you with our Admissions Team if you would like to learn more about the program. This program will work with out-of-network insurance benefits.  Our design team, …Continue

CooperRiis at Asheville-Clinical Staff Highlight-Kathleen Sanders

Getting to know one of our therapists, Kathleen Sanders, LCSW. Can you tell us about your education and how you entered this field? I have a master’s in social work with a clinical emphasis and am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. My undergraduate degree is in English and Psychology. All from Florida State University. Go …Continue

CooperRiis at Asheville-Clinical Staff Highlight-Christina Jacob

Getting to know one of our therapists, Christina Jacob, MSW, LCSW. What is your educational background and how did you come to enter this field? I come from a family of helping professionals; my father was an Internist in private practice and my mother was a nurse. They both brought home stories of their patients – their struggles …Continue

CooperRiis at Asheville-Clinical Staff Highlight-Dr. Amy Zimmerman

Getting to know CooperRiis at Asheville’s Doctor of Psychiatry, Dr. Amy Zimmerman Can you please give us some background on your education and more specifically why you entered this field? “I am board certified in Psychiatry. Having a passion for mental health came as a bit of a surprise to me- I originally went to medical …Continue

Family Education Program goes Virtual

History & Vision Family Education has been a fundamental part of the CooperRiis program for as long as we have been in existence. Don Cooper and Lisbeth Riis Cooper’s founding vision included the appreciation and impact that their journey had on them and formed much of the basis for the program. Twice yearly, until this …Continue

July Update-Some FAQs

Last week we proudly shared the exciting announcement of our new program opening on September 1, 2020,  “CooperRiis at Asheville.” Since then we have received a lot of inquiries, support, and questions about our plan. We are thrilled with the response and enthusiasm of our callers and we would like to share with you some …Continue

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