BHCOE Appoints New CEO; Former Optum Behavioral Health CEO Joins .406 Ventures

The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence’s founder passes CEO torch The Behavioral Health Centers of Excellence (BHCOE), an autism treatment accreditation body, named Anya Perea, the company’s president, its new CEO. Perea, who was educated and previously worked as a social worker, served as vice president of integrations at Refresh Mental Health before joining BHCOE. […]

Peer Support Startup Forum Raises $5.3M; BeMe Health Lands $1.5M

Digital peer support startup Forum gets $5.3M in seed round The New York City-based startup Forum has created a digital peer support marketplace to help people through major life issues. These include addiction recovery, grief, relationship issues, career changes, chronic health conditions, loneliness and grief. NextView Ventures led the company’s $5.3 million seed round, with […]

InStride Health Raises $26M for Virtual Pediatric Behavioral Health Platform, Inks Deal with McLean Hospital

Boston-based InStride Health has launched with $26 million in new capital to expand its virtual pediatric behavioral health company. The launch comes as the spotlight on the mental health needs of children and young adults grows steadily brighter. Valtrius, .406 Ventures and Mass General Brigham Ventures participated in this new funding round. The former, Valtrius, […]

Wayspring Raises $75M for Value-Based Substance Use Disorder Treatment

axialHealthcare — a Nashville, Tennessee-based substance use disorder (SUD) treatment company — has received a $75 million investment, along with rebranding itself to Wayspring. Founded in 2012, Wayspring is a value-based care solutions company that links prospective patients to providers of treatment services. Patients and providers are connected through a network of SUD treatment organizations, […]

Pipeline: Equip Expands to New States; Regional Psychiatric Care Provider Adds Telepsychiatry Services

Equip now available in Oregon and Washington The San Diego-based Equip, a virtual eating disorder treatment platform, has expanded its services to patients in Washington state and Oregon. The company is in network with PacificSource and Optum in these two states, with plans soon to accept other insurers. Equip cited the low rates of people […]