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CooperRiis Welcomes New Chief Development Officer

CooperRiis Healing Community is pleased to announce that Laurie Rovin has joined our team as Chief Development Officer. Laurie previously led two different organizations, A Child’s Haven and Pendleton Place as their CEO. Prior to that Laurie spent ten years with United Way of Greenville where her last position was the Director of Community Affairs. Prior to these roles Laurie …Continue

Holiday Newsletter~Happy 2021!

With so much to be grateful for, we want to share the many joyous activities our Healing Communities have been enjoying this holiday season. Our staff continue to spare no effort in making our residents feel at home, connected, and above all – respected. Holiday crafts, outstanding meals, and to top it off our Asheville …Continue

2020 Update from the President & CEO

Dear Friends, 2020 has been an incredible year. Last year at this time, CooperRiis was excited to announce our new College Program. The idea was (and still is) to serve CooperRiis residents whose college experience had been interrupted by their mental health challenges.  The news of some mysterious and deadly virus began making the rounds in …Continue

November 2020-Update- Message from President & CEO Eric A. Levine

Dear Friends, 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone.   The pain that so many people have experienced is hard to put into words. The impact of the pandemic on CooperRiis has also been significant. The good news is that so far, our efforts have been successful; no residents have been infected with COVID-19.  During the …Continue

CooperRiis’ Full Continuum of Care

With the opening of our “CooperRiis at Asheville” program, we are proud to offer a full continuum of care. Starting with short-term stabilization, with the ability to transition to a long-term work-based residential program or our transitional living program, and finally, independent living support, CooperRiis is there every step of the way for someone to …Continue

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 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-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