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Rutherford Regional provides regional treatment for mental health services. Through our helpful services, thousands of people have found new hope and new tools for improved emotional well-being and healthier living. Rutherford Regional's Insights Psychiatric Resources is your first step when you or a loved one needs help with psychiatric problems.

We have earned a regional reputation for care and service which is grounded by our medical and clinical staff and their sensitivity to the needs and concerns of our patients and families. 

Programs and Services

Inpatient Hospitalization
   Providing 24-hour care to adults (18 and older) with psychiatric disorders.  Treatment modalities include:

  • 24-hour nursing care
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Treatment plan
  • Medication management and education
  • Group therapy
  • Recreational therapy
  • Family education.  


Insights Psychiatric Resources
393 Oak Street, Spindale, NC
(828) 287-3928

Insights Psychiatric Resources is accredited by The Joint Commission. Services are covered under Medicaid, Medicare and most insurance plans.

James Edward Lee, M.D.

Medical Education:  Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Internship/Residency:  Duke Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Fellowship:  Duke Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Board Certified:  Psychiatry

Evaluation and Treatment:  Adults, Adolescents and Children

  • ADD/HD
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Bipolar/Mood Disorder
  • OCD
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Pervasive Developmental Delays
  • Genetic and Developmental Syndromes
  • Tics
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Brain Injury
  • Headaches
  • Dementia
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Nutritional Deficiencies
  • Psychiatric difficulties in a wide variety of medical conditions

    Psychiatric independent medical evaluations, consultations, diagnosis and treatment.  Clinical Research Trails, Pharmaceutical and Genetic Consultations, Legal evaulations including IMEs and testifying, and Worker's Compensation.  

Jasmine M. Richards, PMHNP

Master's of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/CNS, University of Florida, Gainesville

Board-certified:  AACN Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Competencies:  Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, Complementary Medicine