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Summit BHC opens Twin Lakes center

May 2, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Summit BHC opened its Twin Lakes Recovery Center in Monroe, Ga., a 55-bed residential treatment facility and its first location in Georgia. The organization also announced the opening of an outpatient program.

Rosecrance at 100

May 2, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

CEO Philip Eaton has seen an evolution in attitudes toward behavioral health as well as new opportunities to serve the changing needs of patients.

5 ways to modernize the business side of your business

April 29, 2016  |  Brian Albright

Mental health and substance abuse treatment service providers are under new competitive pressures that are forcing them to address business and operational challenges in ways that they haven’t before.

5 skills every executive must have

April 27, 2016  |  Donna Marbury

In the ever-changing healthcare field, executive leaders must embrace technology and respond to the needs of patient populations.

Patient financial responsibility in addiction treatment up for debate

April 25, 2016  |  Harry Nelson, Esq.

It is of little surprise that failure to collect patient copays has become a problem. Insurers have begun to zero in on waivers of patient responsibility as a form of fraud and abuse.

Pyramid acquires 5 treatment centers

April 25, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Pyramid Healthcare has acquired Mazzitti & Sullivan, a deal that brings five locations in central Pennsylvania with outpatient behavioral health services and employee assistance programs (EAP) to the Pyramid portfolio.

Accelerating the federal response to the opioid epidemic

April 24, 2016  |  Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH

Earlier this year, the president asked Congress to appropriate $1.1 billion in new funding to help every American with an opioid use disorder who wants treatment get the help they need.

Behavioral Health Group acquires two programs

April 21, 2016  |  Julia Brown

Behavioral Health Group has announced the acquisition of two addiction treatment programs in Spartanburg and Aiken, S.C.

HealthRIGHT 360 and Prototypes merge in California

April 21, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

HealthRIGHT 360 is merging with Prototypes, a deal that brings eight additional facilities in Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties into the HealthRIGHT 360 network.

Kohlberg gains ownership of the Meadows

April 20, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Private equity firm Kohlberg & Co. has agreed to acquire the Meadows, with treatment centers located in Arizona that offer inpatient, outpatient and intensive outpatient levels of care.

AAC purchases hotel property

April 20, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

American Addiction Centers has acquired a 100-room hotel in Arlington, Texas, for $5.35 million in cash. The property will be converted into a sober living facility.

How to reduce workplace violence

April 18, 2016  |  Jill Sederstrom

Behavioral health organizations can take proactive steps to identify risks and protect employees from the dangers of workplace violence.