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Our Team

Meet Our Team

Learn more about the members of our dedicated team of professionals who work every day to ensure all patients and families are treated with respect and dignity at Turning Point Care Center from admission to discharge.


Judy Payne

Peggy Yates
Clinical Director

Heather Hightower
Director of Nursing

Mr. Michael James

Medical Staff

Dr. Muhammad Mahmood Alam
Medical Director, Psychiatrist

Turning Point’s Medical Director, Dr. Muhammad M. Alam, has been on-staff at Turning Point Hospital since 2013. He specializes in psychiatry and oversees our team of doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Dr. Alam completed his residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York and worked for several years in psychiatry in that state before moving down to Moultrie, Georgia to join the Turning Point medical staff. He has also been deployed as a psychiatrist with the U.S. Army Reserves and had been stationed in Iraq. Dr. Alam has made Moultrie his home and facilitates the collegial atmosphere enjoyed by the Turning Point medical staff.

It’s Never Too Late

Turning Point Care Center provides a full continuum of care, from inpatient through to outpatient, for adults struggling with chemical dependency, acute psychiatric disorders or a dual diagnosis of both. Our intake and admissions department accepts referrals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To make a referral or request an assessment, call 800-342-1075.