Entries by Evan Pearson

Kimberly Young Leads Mental Health Discussion with TEDxAtlanta

As many of us have navigated this period of stress and uncertainty, our mental wellness is probably not top of mind. Yet, maintaining mental well-being is crucial to getting ourselves through the current situation and what is yet to come. On May 5th, Kimberly Young, a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Assistant […]

Hillside Representatives Featured on WSB Radio’s “The Weekly Check-up”

Hillside president and CEO Emily Acker and assistant medical director Kimberly Young recently appeared on “The Weekly Check-up,” WSB Radio’s premier healthcare talk show. Visit “The Weekly Check-up” online or listen below to hear the pair talk with host Dr. Bruce Feinberg about the origins of Hillside and its current mission, the relevancy of mental […]

AJC Explains Hillside’s Passion for Youth Behavioral Health

News regarding Hillside’s passion for youth and young adult behavioral health appears in a recent article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the city’s major daily newspaper. Reporter Gracie Bonds Staples explains how Hillside Atlanta Foundation assists patients financially by providing scholarships for continued therapy not covered by health insurance. Hillside CEO and president Emily Acker, lead […]

WSB Radio’s “Lenz on Business” Talks Shop with Hillside

For many, Hillside’s services are more important now than ever before. Business talk show “Lenz on Business” takes a look at one of Atlanta’s oldest nonprofits and a longstanding leader in the field of youth and family mental health services. CEO and president Emily Acker and medical director Adam Silberman talk about dialectical behavior therapy […]

NPR’s “All Things Considered” Taps Hillside Expert on Youth Mental Health

In the midst of pandemic concerns, National Public Radio’s (NPR) flagship evening news magazine “All Things Considered” welcomes Hillside assistant medical director Kimberly Young on the program. Local host Jim Burress speaks with Young about how young people are dealing with this unknown from a mental health perspective. Listen to the segment here.