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November 15, 2019
Support for mental health services provided by telehealth continues to rise across the U.S., but obstacles to participation remain in several areas, per a recent report from the law firm Epstein Becker Green.
November 15, 2019
Indianapolis-based Community Health Network announced on Thursday announced a merger with Fairbanks that will make the addiction treatment provider part of the network’s behavioral health system. The deal, expected to be finalized by Dec. 31, is the latest in a series of behavioral healthcare-…
November 15, 2019
Discovery Behavioral Health, a national mental health services provider based in Orange County, California, announced on Friday that it has acquired Authentic Recovery Center (ARC) in West Los Angeles. ARC offers treatment for drug and alcohol misuse, including detox, inpatient detox programs,…
November 12, 2019
Merger and acquisition activity in the third quarter of 2019 suggests buyers are tapping the brakes on their dealmaking in the behavioral healthcare space, per data in a report published by healthcare M&A firm Mertz Taggart. Overall, the third quarter saw 19 behavioral healthcare deals, down…
November 10, 2019
A self-described conservative law enforcer with a high national profile gave a Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit audience concrete examples of initiatives his department is implementing for a more treatment-focused approach toward lower-level drug offenses. “We believe in restoring the humanity…
November 08, 2019
There is broad agreement that concurrent use of stimulants and opioids is continuing to grow among drug users seen in addiction treatment programs. Judging from comments from experts and care providers in the opening session at the Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit in Miami, pinning down the…
November 08, 2019
National telehealth firm American Well announced this week that has signed an agreement to acquire Aligned Telehealth, which specializes in behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospital and health plans. The deal pairs Aligned’s ability to access a network of clinical experts with…
November 08, 2019
Operation UNITE, a collaborative that serves 32 counties in southern and eastern Kentucky by preventing drug abuse and facilitating recovery initiatives, was honored this week by the national Addiction Policy Forum. UNITE’s three-pronged approach to combating drug misuse and abuse was recognized by…
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