Montana children’s hospital opens behavioral health clinic
Helena, Montana-based Shodair Children’s Hospital is opening a new mental health clinic in February in Missoula.
The new clinic is located at the Community Medical Center. A staff of roughly 10 will work at the facility, which will primarily offer telepsychiatry services, according to The Missoulian.
Plans are also in the works for a second outpatient location in Butte.
Olympia Behavioral Health Seeks to Expand
A second Lacey, Washington location for Olympia Behavioral Health has been pitched by the co-operators of the facility, as reported by The Olympian, which published a legal notice announcing plans for construction.
Providence St. Peter Hospital and Fairfax Behavioral Health — which jointly run Olympia Behavioral Health — are proposing an 85-bed hospital that will provide mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults.
A public meeting to discuss plans on the new location is tentatively scheduled for January 23.
New Tennessee Behavioral Health Facility Prepares to Open
Pinewood Springs, a 60-bed, 49,000-square foot acute behavioral health facility in Columbia, Tennessee, will officially open its doors on January 29.
Pinewood Springs is the result of a joint venture between the TriStar Health division of HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA) and Columbia-based Maury Regional Medical Center.
It will offer Middle Tennessee adults and adolescents services such as individual, group and family therapy, along with psychiatric evaluations and access to 12-step meetings, according to the Columbia Daily Herald.
Retreat Behavioral Health Adds Connecticut Facility
Retreat Behavioral Health, which operates a number of mental health and substance use treatment centers in Florida and Pennsylvania, has unveiled a new facility in a new state.
The Greenacres, Florida-based operator has opened its newest center in New Haven, Connecticut. Retreat New Haven Treatment Center boasts 80 beds and a 53,000-square foot campus. It offers various types of treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.
The center celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier this month .
Free Addiction Recovery Center Opens in Maine
A new no-cost recovery center has opened in Rumford, Maine.
The Larry Labonte Recovery Center offers individuals free access to counselors and other addiction recovery resources, according to the Lewiston Sun Journal.
Staff currently consists of volunteers, with the hopes of eventually expanding to full-time workers.
The facility is named after Larry Labonte, a prominent businessman from the area who battled addiction throughout his life and died in 2015. His family manages the new facility.