Pipeline: Caravel’s Latest Facility; New SUD Treatment Centers Open Nationwide

Caravel Autism Health expands footprint

Caravel Autism Health has opened a new facility in Geneva, Illinois.

The center is located west of Chicago and provides applied behavior analysis (ABA) services to children ages 2 to 18. ABA is widely considered to be a gold standard of autism care.

Owned by the private equity and venture capital firm Frazier Healthcare Partners, Caravel Autism Health operates over 40 locations throughout Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Washington, Iowa and Idaho.


The Green Bay, Wisconsin-based Caravel recently was extended a senior credit facility by private equity firm Monroe Capital for the purposes of refinancing and supporting future growth goals.

Bierman ABA Autism Center opens new location

Westfield, Indiana-based Bierman ABA Autism Center, which services children ages 2 to 8, has opened a new center in its home state in the town of Avon.

Located west of Indianapolis, the center provides ABA therapy along with diagnostic testing, speech therapy, occupational therapy and family resources. The facility also features multiple rooms for one-on-one sessions, playrooms and outdoor spaces.


Founded in 2006, Bierman ABA operates three locations in Indiana and also has centers in Arizona, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Community Psychiatry affiliate opens new clinic

Raleigh, North Carolina-based MindCare Path Centers has opened a new facility in Charlotte.

The clinic will feature psychiatry services that include electromagnetic therapy for major depressive disorder (MDD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The clinic will also offer medication management and individual therapy both in office and by telehealth.

Formerly known as Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare, MindPath Care was purchased in May by Sacramento, California-based Community Psychiatry.

The acquisition of MindPath Care by Community Psychiatry resulted in the formation of a company with over 350 clinicians rendering services at more than 70 locations.

Community Psychiatry is owned by the private equity firms Centerbridge Partners and Leonard Green & Partners.

Aware Recovery Care comes to Rhode Island

In-home substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider Aware Recovery Care, which serves residents primarily in New England, has expanded its reach in the region to Rhode Island.

The Wallingford, Connecticut-based provider is now available in the Ocean State and is in-network with insurer Anthem.

Aware Recovery partners with various payers to provide addiction treatment to residents in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Florida. The company is also in the works of expanding into Virginia, Ohio, Georgia and New York state.

Founded in 2011, Aware Recovery received a private equity investment for an undisclosed amount from growth equity firm Health Enterprise Partners.

Massachusetts SUD provider’s latest facility

Springfield, Massachusetts-based Right Choice Health Group has a new medication-assisted treatment clinic in its home state, in the Boston-area town of Framingham.

The clinic will treat individuals struggling with opioid use disorder (OUD) as well as alcohol use disorder (AUD), offering patients the option of switching to methadone for treatment.

Individual and family therapy programs are available, as well as assistance with motivational interviewing and offerings of cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Right Choice Health Group operates centers across Massachusetts and accepts various commercial insurances, Medicare and Medicaid.

New SUD clinic opens in the Northeast

Next Wind Recovery, an outpatient clinic that treats individuals with SUD and co-occurring issues, has opened in Englewood, New Jersey.

The clinic, which is over the Hudson River from New York City, combines evidence-based practices with holistic care, as well as 12-step assistance.

Co-occuring conditions that Next Wind treats include anxiety, depression and trauma. For SUD, Next Wind provides MAT and telehealth assistance.

Treatment services offered by Next Wind include intensive outpatient (IOP) and partial hospitalization programming (PHP), along with outpatient care, group therapy and aftercare services.

L.A. SUD clinic opens its doors

Hollywood Hills Recovery has opened its doors in Los Angeles.

The SUD clinic’s programs include inpatient detox, as well as outpatient and residential treatment. The clinic also advertises its services as being available to men and women of all ages, religious affiliations, and sexual identities.

Hollywood Hills Recovery is located in a private area of the city.

SUD treatment facility opens at youth justice center

Everett, Washington-based North Sound Behavioral Health has opened a new facility at the Denney Juvenile Justice Center, which is located in the town.

The new behavioral health facility — located at the youth center north of Seattle — has two units, holds 32 beds and treats adults struggling with behavioral health issues and SUD.

One of the units has 16 beds and treats patients with a primary addiction to opioids. The second unit also holds 16 beds and treats addiction and co-occurring mental health issues. Treatment services will be funded primarily through Medicaid, according to the Lynwood Times.

North Sound is a behavioral health administrative services organization that assists providers in Snohomish County. Pioneer Human Services — which provides assistance throughout the state to formerly incarcerated individuals, as well as to those who have struggled with SUD and mental conditions — has been tapped to run the facility.

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