New Mexico County Opens New 24-Hour Behavioral Health Crisis Center

Officials in one New Mexico county have opened a 24-hour triage and treatment center to provide behavioral health services to patients in the area, the Albuquerque Journal reported.  The Comprehensive Assessment and Resiliency through Excellence (CARE) campus began accepting clients Dec. 2. The goal is to capture patients who might otherwise end up in jail […]

Federal Opioid Grant Money Can’t Be Used on Marijuana

The U.S. government says federal grant dollars awarded for opioid and other substance abuse treatment can’t be spent on marijuana. The news comes as the opioid crisis continues to rage on in states across the country — more and more of which now allow the use medical and recreational marijuana. While the drug is illegal […]

Recovery Centers of America Opens Two New Facilities

The Recovery Centers of America (RCA) has opened two new substance abuse treatment facilities: a medication-assisted treatment clinic and a 111-bed in-patient treatment facility. King of Prussia, Pennsylvania-based RCA is an addiction treatment provider with locations in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Massachusetts. It has more than half a dozen in-patient facilities across those geographies, […]

Tele-Supervision Platform Designed to Help Therapists Get Licensed Raises $2.2M

Motivo, a tele-supervision platform that helps mental health workers get licenced, has raised $2.2 million in seed funding. Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises led the funding round, with participation from Techstars, SEI Ventures, ECMC, Great Oaks VC, The Jump Fund, Emmett Partners and Next Wave Impact Fund, along with various angel investors, according to a press release […]

Pinnacle Treatment Centers Opens New MAT Facility

Pinnacle Treatment Centers (PTC) has opened a new clinic to treat people with opioid use disorder (OUD). Elyria Treatment Services began serving patients late last month. The Elyria, Ohio-based opioid treatment center is Pinnacle’s ninth in the state, which has more than 25 Pinnacle programs total. Beyond opioid treatment, Pinnacle provides various substance abuse recovery […]

MedMark Treatment Centers Opens New Facility

MedMark Treatment Centers has opened a new medication-assisted treatment (MAT) facility in the Cincinnati suburb of Milford. MedMark is a MAT provider that uses methadone and buprenorphine alongside counseling and other services. With nearly 40 programs nationwide, MedMark is part of Lewisville, Texas-based BayMark Health Services, a specialty health care company focused on providing treatment […]

SaVida Health Opens New Virginia Facility

SaVida Health has opened a new outpatient treatment facility in Abingdon, Virginia. SaVida provides outpatient medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for drug and alcohol use disorders. The company operates at least 18 treatment centers across five states, including Vermont, Massachusetts, Ohio, Virginia and Delaware. The new center, which will serve communities in Southwest Virginia, marks SaVida’s fifth […]

M&A Advisor: With Highest Multiples in Behavioral Health, Autism Market is ‘Out of Control’

As the need for behavioral health services continues to increase, so does buyer interest in the $230 billion industry, which advisors say is growing 4% every year. However, all deals in the space are not created equal. For example, despite being one of the smallest and most immature subsectors within behavioral health care, the $7 […]