The Gateway Foundation has announced that Beacon House of Pacific Grove, California, will be joining its network as a new affiliate. The not-for-profit partnership expands Gateway’s footprint into California.
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CARA 2.0 makes a statement on the opioid crisis
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Julie Miller, Editor in ChiefNew training grants and a loan repayment program seem to signal that Washington is at last acknowledging the workforce shortage among addiction treatment providers.
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Julie Miller, Editor in ChiefOn Monday, the White House rolled out its plan to address the opioid crisis, including a controversial call for harsher criminal justice policies as well as support...
Banyan acquires Clearbrook Manor
Julie Miller, Editor in ChiefBanyan Treatment Center has acquired the 68-bed Clearbrook Manor treatment center in Laurel Run, Pennsylvania.
Rowling named new CEO of Origins
Julie Miller, Editor in ChiefRobert Rowling Jr. has been named chief executive officer of Origins Behavioral HealthCare, replacing Drew Rothermel, who held the position since April 2014.
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Julie Miller, Editor in ChiefIn New Jersey, the large not-for-profit Hackensack Meridian Health system has announced a potential acquisition of behavioral health provider Carrier Clinic.
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CARA 2.0 makes a statement on the opioid crisis
Julie Miller, Editor in ChiefTo continue the momentum of CARA 2016, a bipartisan group of senators introduced CARA 2.0, which would authorize $1 billion for prevention, law enforcement, treatment...
US HealthVest adds inpatient facility in Chicago area
Tom Valentino, Senior EditorUS HealthVest has acquired Vista Medical Center in Waukegan, Ill., and has announced plans for a $30 million project to expand the facility.
Sunspire launches professionals program in Texas
Gary A. Enos, Contributing EditorA new treatment program at Sunspire Health Texas will seek to meet the needs of professionals in high-intensity careers.
Ohio opioid tech challenge hits second stage
Tom Valentino, Senior EditorThe worldwide technology and innovation community is invited to propose solutions for addressing substance use and addiction in the second phase of Ohio project.
BayMark buy adds large Canadian OTP outfit
Julie Miller, Editor in ChiefBayMark Health Services has acquired Canadian Addiction Treatment Centres, adding 145 opioid treatment programs to its portfolio as well as a new expansion into Canada.
While talk about opioids continues in D.C., addiction treatment is in peril in states
Kaiser Health NewsOpioids were on the White House agenda Thursday, but states say they are struggling to meet the need for treatment.
Sexual harassment elevating toward zero tolerance
Julie Miller, Editor in ChiefSexual harassment training should include information on how to file a complaint if harassment occurs. However, BHE has discovered in a recent survey that 15% of...
Research pinpoints areas with serious provider shortage to combat opioid crisis
Gary A. Enos, Contributing EditorAn analysis comparing buprenorphine provider capacity and opioid overdose deaths identifies significant provider shortages in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions.
3 ways Generation Z will change healthcare
Julie Miller, Editor in ChiefStudents at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are providing a remarkable glimpse into Generation Z, a population that could create enormous policy changes for...
AAC outcomes study confirms industry efficacy
Tom Valentino, Senior EditorAmerican Addiction Centers hopes to change perceptions about treatment efficacy across the field with the release of its first patient outcomes study.
Urgent actions needed on the opioid quandary
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Only higher wages will solve workforce woes
Julie Miller, Editor in ChiefIn order to fortify the behavioral health workforce, industry leaders must find a way to funnel more money toward payroll. The options include tougher payer...
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