RCA Unveils Push to Hire Nearly 700 Behavioral Health Workers

Recovery Centers of America (RCA) announced plans Wednesday to fill nearly 700 positions across six states. Based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, RCA is a substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider with 10 inpatient treatment centers, eight outpatient facilities and five opioid treatment programs across Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Indiana and Chicagoland. The positions […]

Transactions: Aware Recovery Care Scores PE Investment for In-Home Addiction Model; SUD Providers Merge

PE Firm Health Enterprise Partners invests in Aware Recovery Care Aware Recovery Care, an in-home addiction treatment provider serving residents primarily in New England, has received a private equity investment from the growth equity firm Health Enterprise Partners. Details of the investment were not disclosed. Based in Wallingford, Connecticut, Aware Recovery serves patients across Connecticut, […]

Pipeline: New Discovery, Odyssey Behavioral Facilities; Oceans Healthcare, Spero Health Expand Footprints

Discovery Behavioral Health opens Maryland behavioral health center Discovery Behavioral Health has opened a new facility in Crownsville, Maryland devoted exclusively to mental health treatment. Los Alamitos, California-based Discovery operates more than 100 centers nationwide for mental health, substance abuse and eating disorder treatment services. Its newest facility in suburban Baltimore features two residences for […]

Pipeline: PE-Backed Community Medical Services Adds Several Locations; MindPath Expands

Community Medical Services opens locations in Arizona, Wisconsin Scottsdale, Arizona-based Community Medical Services, which operates medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinics in several states, has opened two new opioid treatment programs (OTPs), one in Phoenix, Arizona, and one in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The South Milwaukee location opened in October, and the Phoenix facility opened earlier this month. […]

Gateway Foundation Leverages Grant to Launch Gambling Treatment Program

More and more American have started to recognize substance use disorder (SUD) as a health condition rather than a moral failing. However, other forms of addiction — such as gambling — have yet to be afforded the same courtesy. Many payers, including Medicaid, still don’t reimburse for gambling addiction treatment. That’s despite state and federal […]

AAC Outlines 2021 Blueprint Following Recent Restructure

American Addiction Centers (AAC) has started a new chapter in the company’s history. After years of financial struggles and a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider recently completed a financial reorganization. The restructuring has helped AAC reduce its debt load by about $500 million and position the company for its […]

Spero Health, Cordant Health Solutions Make Naloxone Part of MAT with New Initiative

Spero Health and Cordant Health Solutions have teamed up to make the overdose-reversing drug naloxone, also known as Narcan, a normal part of medication-assisted treatment (MAT). The initiative is already showing promising results, the companies announced in a press release. Headquartered in the Nashville area, Spero Health is one of the nation’s largest office-based opioid […]

Pipeline: Caravel Plants Flag in New State; Avenues Recovery Adds Ninth Residential Facility

Caravel Autism Health expands into new state Caravel Autism Health is adding its first location in the state of Iowa. The new autism therapy center is set to open in Davenport later this month.  Backed by the private equity and venture capital firm Frazier Healthcare Partners, Caravel is a Midwestern autism services provider that specializes […]

Pipeline: Spero Health Adds 16th Location of 2020; Monte Nido Expands in Georgia

Spero Health continues aggressive 2020 growth trajectory Spero Health has opened a new addiction treatment clinic in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. It’s the 16th new facility the Nashville-based company has added so far this year.  Spero Health is one of the largest office-based opioid treatment providers (OTPs) in the country, with more than 45 clinics across Kentucky, […]