Laurel Ridge Treatment Center

In 1987, Laurel Ridge Treatment Center opened its doors to provide specialized behavioral health care and addiction treatment on a therapeutic 18-acre campus, located in North Central San Antonio, Texas. Our 250-bed facility was designed with one mission in mind: Saving Lives, Healing Families, Creating Hope. The facility includes a charter school, gymnasium, recreational facility, playgrounds, swimming pool, ROPES (Reality-Oriented Physical Experiential Situation Course), library and dining room.

Laurel Ridge’s CEO Named Chairman for THA’s BH Council

In January 2018 the Texas Hospital Association (THA) nominated and elected Jacob Cuellar,
M.D., CEO of Laurel Ridge Treatment Center, to serve as the next Chairman for THA’s Behavioral
Health Council. THA, which is one of the largest hospital associations in the country,
represents over 400 hospitals and health care systems and employs some 365,000 health care
professionals statewide.

THA’s mission is to serve as a trusted source and unified voice to influence excellence in health
care for all Texans. The Behavioral Health council is charged with leading change to support all
Texas hospitals to deliver accessible, affordable, high-quality behavioral health care.
In addition to his new role with the THA, he is on the Executive Board for the San Antonio
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s first Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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Laurel Ridge Treatment Center’s mental health specialists represent a wide variety of clinical, educational, and medical professions, including psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses, master’s-level teachers, special education teachers, physician assistants, master’s-level therapists, and other college-educated clinicians and support staff.

We also are looking for those specializing in military mental health programs and services.

Licensing & Accreditation

The Joint Commission standards deal with organization quality, safety-of-care issues and the safety of the environment in which care is provided. If you have concerns about your care, we would like to hear from you. You may contact us directly.

If you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed adequately, you may contact The Joint Commission online at and use the “Report a Patient Safety Event” link in the “Action Center” of the homepage of their site, by mail at: Division of Accreditation Operations, Office of Quality Monitoring, The Joint Commission, One Renaissance Boulevard, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, or by fax at: 630-792-5636.

Laurel Ridge Treatment Center is LegitScript-certified!

LegitScript certification demonstrates that Laurel Ridge Treatment Center complies with LegitScript’s certification standards, which help ensure transparency and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

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