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Proposed changes to 42 CFR Part 2 will affect providers

September 29, 2016  |  Nicholas Merkin

Although the proposed rules have yet to be finalized, many addiction treatment providers are asking how to make sure they are in compliance with 42 CFR, Part 2 and how they might prepare for any upcoming changes.

Alanco positions first treatment center deal

September 28, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Alanco Behavioral Health this week announced its intent to acquire Bella Monte Recovery in Desert Hot Springs, Calif.—a platform deal for the new investment group.

CEO says providers can thrive if they heed history

September 28, 2016  |  Gary Enos, Editor

A keynote at the Moments of Change conference offered a prominent addiction field leader's advice to study history and not repeat mistakes of the past.

Futurist warns of dire outcome for centers that resist change

September 27, 2016  |  Gary Enos

Future success in behavioral health practice will ride on four pillars: technology; digital strategy; patient experience design; and the leveraging of economic models.

Reaction to music indicates empathy

September 22, 2016  |  H. Steven Moffic

The ability to feel another's pain, to take a step back from that, be concerned, and put into play efficacious therapeutic processes is a desirable trait among staff. Yet, hasn't it always been a challenge to find that out before hiring someone?

RCCS completes recapitalization

September 16, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Restoration Counseling & Community Services, LLC, which specializes in treating behavioral health needs for individuals transitioning from the criminal justice system, has completed a recapitalization with private equity firm Latticework Capital...

Consider the details when integrating behavioral healthcare

September 15, 2016  |  Joy Himmel, PsyD, PMHCNS-BC, LPC

A collaborative care model must ensure that all coordinating services align with the mission to meet the needs of the population served, and here are 7 tips for doing just that.

PE firm acquires WoodRidge Behavioral Care

September 15, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Ridgemont Equity Partners has completed its first platform investment with the acquisition of WoodRidge Behavioral Care. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Addiction recovery network expands with first acquisition

September 14, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor

New York-based Post Acute Recovery has acquired a New Jersey outpatient addiction treatment practice, the company’s first acquisition.

Meridian acquires acute psych hospital

September 14, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Meridian Behavioral Health announced it has acquired an acute psychiatric hospital located in Grand Forks, N.D. The facility will be rebranded as Red River Behavioral Health System.

ARS designs dedicated residential center for fire fighters

September 13, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Advanced Recovery Systems partnered with the International Association of Fire Fighters to strategize everything from the center's programming to the interior design to ensure sensitivity to the needs of fire fighters.

Acadia launches psychiatric joint venture

September 12, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief

Acadia Healthcare and Ochsner Health System have reached a definitive agreement to create a joint-venture acute psychiatric hospital located in the greater New Orleans area. It is scheduled to open in 2018.