Pipeline: MAT Expansions at SaVida, Spero Health; Monte Nido Enters Second Southeastern State

Monte Nido expands into second Southeastern state Monte Nido & Affiliates has opened a new residential eating disorder treatment center in Georgia. With the new facility, which is located just outside of Atlanta, the provider has planted its second flag in the Southeast. Malibu, California-based Monte Nido is a private equity-backed eating disorder treatment provider […]

Transactions: Blue Sprig’s Latest Autism Deal; Monte Nido Adds Arizona Eating Disorder Center

Blue Sprig Pediatrics acquires assets of Momentum Autism Therapy Services Blue Sprig Pediatrics, a private equity-backed provider of applied behavioral analysis (ABA), has acquired the assets of Momentum Autism Therapy Services. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Headquartered in Houston and established in 2017, Blue Sprig is a portfolio company of global investment […]

Movers & Shakers: RCA Adds New Senior Leadership; Odyssey Taps Investment Banking Vet to Oversee Growth

RCA adds two new senior execs Recovery Centers of America (RCA) — a private equity-backed substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider — has added two new senior executives to its team. Stacie Runion has been hired as chief human resources officer, while Kerry King has been tapped to serve as vice president of clinical services. […]

Pipeline: SaVida’s Continued Expansion; New Behavioral Hospital

SaVida Health adds second Maine center   SaVida Health has opened its second medication-assisted treatment (MAT) center in Maine. The new location is set to open in Brewer on Nov. 5. Overall, SaVida operates more than 20 outpatient MAT centers across Vermont, Massachusetts, Maine, Virginia and Delaware. The PE firm Council Capital made a control investment […]

Eating Recovery Center Eyes Virtual Entry into New States, Partners to Make It Possible

While most eating disorder treatment providers first dove into virtual care around March, Eating Recovery Center (ERC) had a head start.  The national eating disorder treatment provider debuted its virtual IOP offering about three years ago. Back then, the service was mostly leveraged to treat patients on college campuses who might otherwise go without care. […]

Pipeline: Monte Nido & Affiliates Entering New State; LifeStance Health Expands in Two Markets

Monte Nido & Affiliates to enter Georgia  Monte Nido & Affiliates — a PE-backed eating disorder treatment provider — has announced that it is entering the state of Georgia, where it will add two programs. Headquartered in Malibu, California, Monte Nido offers the continuum of eating recovery services, from residential to day treatment. It is […]

Digital CBT Especially Effective in Treating College Students with Eating Disorders

Digital cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) may be superior to usual in-person interventions when it comes to treating college women with eating disorders. That’s according to a new study published in JAMA Network Open. The findings suggest there’s an opportunity for providers to use digital CBT to close treatment gaps for that population. The random clinical […]

Pipeline: Hopebridge Continues Expansion; RCA’s New Facilities

Hopebridge announces six new centers  Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers will open six new locations in the Denver, Colorado area, starting in October. All of the autism therapy centers will be open by February 2021. Indianapolis-based Hopebridge — which is backed by Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity (PE) firm based in New York City —  […]

Discovery Behavioral Health Adds Two New Adolescent Mental Health Centers

Discovery Behavioral Health, a portfolio company of Webster Equity Partners, has opened two new adolescent mental health centers. One of the centers will offer outpatient treatment to children and adults, at both the partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care. The other will offer residential treatment for adolescents ages 10 to 18, treating no […]

Digital Apps Can Help Yield Better Outcomes for Eating Disorder Patients

Patients recovering from eating disorders may benefit when traditional treatment is supplemented with the use of apps, a new study reports. The results, which were published by the American Journal of Psychiatry, could be of interest to eating disorder recovery providers looking for assistance in delivering better patient outcomes. For the study, researchers followed 225 […]