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    Shawn Williams, D.O. Named Medical Director of Bluff Plantation, Atlanta Addiction Recovery Center and RiverMend Health Centers Augusta

    Current Bluff Plantation Medical Director Expands Role to Cover All Georgia Locations

    Atlanta, Ga. (September 3, 2020) – RiverMend Health (, a premier provider of scientifically driven, specialty behavioral health services to those suffering from alcohol and drug addiction, announced today that Shawn Williams, D.O. will serve as Medical Director for Georgia locations Bluff Plantation, Atlanta Addiction Recovery Center, and RiverMend Health Centers Augusta. Dr. Williams currently serves as Medical Director for Bluff Plantation in Augusta, GA.

    The decision to move Dr. Williams to Medical Director for all of Georgia is made to ensure that consistent treatment philosophy and medical care are adopted and practiced across each location. The high-quality care that patients receive during inpatient treatment at Bluff Plantation will now exist in an outpatient setting in the Atlanta and Augusta areas at Atlanta Addiction Recovery Center and RiverMend Health Centers Augusta, respectively. With a mix of on-site and telehealth supervision, Dr. Williams will ensure that patients receive a true continuity of care across all Georgia locations.

    “I am very excited to be taking over this position,” said Dr. Williams, Medical Director of Bluff Plantation and Atlanta Addiction Recovery Center. “We take a comprehensive approach to addiction treatment that combines expert medical care with evidence-based treatment modalities at Bluff Plantation. By expanding that treatment philosophy to Atlanta Addiction Recovery Center and RiverMend Health Centers Augusta, we can continue to consistently service each person’s particular needs while offering the best chance for lifelong recovery.”

    Dr. Williams was hired in July 2019 as Bluff Plantation’s Medical Director.  Dr. Williams brings well-rounded medical experience and is an expert in the specialties of Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Williams is a member of the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.

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