Pipeline: Kindred’s Latest Behavioral Project; RCA, Odyssey Add Multiple New Locations

Kindred enters JV to add new behavioral, rehabilitation hospital Kindred Healthcare has entered into a joint venture with Antelope Valley Hospital to build and operate a new hospital in northern Los Angeles County. The 125,000-square-foot facility will have 96 behavioral beds and 25 acute inpatient rehabilitation beds. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Kindred is a specialty […]

Movers & Shakers: Ocean Recovery Hires New COO; Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare’s Executive Changeups

Ocean Recovery adds new COO Ocean Recovery — a Newport Beach, California-based addiction and eating disorder treatment center — has hired a new COO. Cade Saurage stepped into the role this November. He has more than 19 years of industry experience. Before becoming COO of Ocean Recovery, Saurage spent eight years serving as the director […]

RCA Sees 300% Patient Growth, Continues Its Expansion Across U.S.

For many behavioral health organizations, the coronavirus has increased costs while decreasing revenues. Social distancing protocols have made things especially difficult for residential providers, forcing many to reduce their censuses, even amid heightened demand for services. But for Recovery Centers of America (RCA) — a private equity-backed substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider — the […]

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: 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 —  […]

RCA Plants First Flag in Midwest with New Facility

Recovery Centers of America (RCA) — a private equity-backed substance use disorder (SUD) treatment provider based in the Northeast — has opened its first Midwestern location. The new facility in suburban Chicago started accepting patients Tuesday. The organization plans to expand its presence in the heartland even further later this year. Based in St. Charles, […]

Addiction Treatment Providers Navigate Struggles, Present Solutions in Light of COVID-19

While it’s relatively easy to deliver mental health counseling remotely using telehealth, addiction treatment providers face more unique challenges in light of COVID-19. For those in substance use disorder (SUD) recovery, in-person touch points are especially important. Social contact helps reduce a person’s risk of relapse, and many people with SUD rely on the assistance […]

Sabra CEO Interested in Institutional Behavioral Opportunities, Not ‘Fancy Malibu Retreats’

Behavioral health deals could represent a large opportunity for Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) in the future, according to CEO Rick Matros. Irvine, California-based Sabra is a real estate investment trust (REIT) with a portfolio of 429 properties across the United States and Canada. It has historically specialized in senior housing, skilled nursing and […]