Our Staff

River Point Behavioral Health is staffed by progressive professionals in the fields of psychiatry, medicine, nursing, social services, education and activity therapy. We take a multidisciplinary treatment approach to provide all patients and family members with individualized mental health and substance abuse treatment.

A message from the CEO

Thank you for your interest in the services and programs we provide at River Point Behavioral Health. I hope you find the information on this website helpful on your journey to health and recovery.

River Point has been helping individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues in the Jacksonville community for over 40 years. We take pride in offering quality care for all ages in a structured and therapeutic environment. Our goal is to provide individuals and families with the tools and resources they need to heal and improve their quality of life.

I understand that seeking treatment for yourself or a loved one is an important decision. Our caring team of professionals are here to provide you with a helping hand to assist you on your way to hope and healing. We look forward to partnering with you as you take the next step toward a bright tomorrow.

-Donna Smith, PhD, LMHC, NCC


Donna Smith, River Point CEO, headshot

Donna Smith, PhD, LMHC, NCC

Chief Executive Officer

Arora, Medical Director, headshot

Pradeep Arora, MD

Medical Director

Justin Meriwhether, CFO, headshot

Justin Meriwether

Chief Financial Officer

Dana Rego, Director of HR, headshot


Director of Human Resources

Jenna McIntosh, Director of Risk and HIM, headshot

Jeanna McIntosh

Director of Risk and Health Information Management/HIPAA Compliance & Privacy Officer

Kim Betz, Director of Process Improvement, headshot

Kim Betz, RN

Director of Performance Improvement, Compliance Officer

Barbara Davis, Director of Clinical Services, headshot

Barbara Davis, MSW, LCSW

Director of Clinical Services

Nicole Wolfson

Director of Business Development

Robert Jones, Director of Dietary, headshot

Robert Jones

Director of Dietary

Gerald Qualls, Director of Plant Ops, headshot

Gerald Qualls

Director of Plant Operations

Dimitri Johnson

Director of Admissions

Megan Weeks

Director of Billing