Acadia Healthcare Announces New 120-Bed Facility; Oceans Healthcare partners with Ochsner Lafayette General

Monte Nido, Discovery Behavioral Health has announced eating disorder treatment facilities

Monte Nido & Affiliates, based in Miami, and Discovery Behavioral Health, based in Irvine, California, announced the opening of new eating disorder treatment facilities.

Monte Nido, which specializes in treating eating disorders and is among the largest in that space, announced two new facilities in November: a residential eating disorder center in Palmetto Bay, Florida, and a new outpatient clinic in Middletown, Florida. Connecticut.

The Palmetto Bay facility is expected to open in early 2023 and operate as Clementine Palmetto Bay. The facility will serve adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and/or exercise addiction. The Middletown clinic is apparently the first of its kind in the city and will serve people of all genders ages 12 and older, according to a press release.

Announced on December 8, Discovery Behavioral Health announced the opening of a 48-bed facility in downtown Milwaukee. It will operate as a Center for Discovery and will provide outpatient and residential care to adults.

Both are backed by private equity with active behavioral health platform companies. Denver, Colorado-based Revelstoke Capital Partners acquired Monte Nido in August. Webster Equity Partners made its behavioral health debut in 2011 when it invested in Discovery Behavioral Health. It now operates more than 145 treatment centers.

Acadia Healthcare plans a 120-bed hospital in Madison

Franklin, Tennessee-based Acadia Healthcare (Nasdaq: ACHC) has begun the regulatory approval process for the construction of a new facility in Madison, Wisconsin.

Public filings show that the nation’s largest pure behavioral health provider will build a 120-bed, 84,000-square-foot facility. The project will renovate and add an existing 50,000 square foot two-story office building on the property.

The entire campus encompasses 5.75 acres and about 326 parking spaces, the documents show.

The facility will provide hospital care to adults and children. The beds will be divided into four units. Acadia Healthcare estimates it will employ approximately 240 people total to work at the facility.

Pending regulatory approvals and other development plans, the Acadia Healthcare Project construction on the facility will be completed in December 2024.

Initially reported by the Wisconsin State Journal, the project appears to be a solo development by Acadia Healthcare. The de novo expansion of wholly owned facilities is one part of a multi-pronged plan to double the company’s revenue by 2028.

Texas Government, University of Texas and Children’s Health Partner with $482.5 Million Psychiatric Facility

On December 5, a coalition of leading Texas health stake members broke ground on a 296-bed psychiatric hospital in Dallas.

The partners are the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, and Children’s Health, a multi-site children’s hospital system in Texas.

The State of Texas has allocated $282.5 million to fund the construction and design of the hospital. Children’s Health has donated $200 million to support a 96-bed pediatric wing. That pediatric wing will be staffed by pediatricians from UT Southwestern.

The facility will operate as The Texas Behavioral Health Center at UT Southwestern.

Treatment areas for adults are expected to be completed by the end of 2025; the pediatric addition will open in early 2026, according to a press release.

Nonprofits, Hospital Systems, and University Partner to Build $89 Million Children’s Behavioral Health Facility

On Nov. 15, several health care stakeholders in Omaha, Nebraska, announced a new 103,500-square-foot, $89 million pediatric health and behavioral wellness center.

It will be located on property on the main campus of the Children’s Hospital & Medical Center. The facility will be called the Behavioral Health & Wellness Center at Children’s.

The other project partners are the Mental Health Innovation Foundation, CHI Health Immanuel, Boys Town and Creighton University.

The structure will include 38 hospital beds. This will more than double the number of hospital beds in the Omaha region, according to a press release.

The Behavioral Health & Wellness Center at Children’s will also include a first behavioral health emergency assessment center in the region, partial hospitalization programs, and integrated outpatient mental health services co-located with pediatric primary care centers.

The opening is scheduled for 2025.

New Mexico local governments working on $44.5 million psychiatric facility

Denver-based Initium Health is working with several New Mexico municipalities to build a $44.5 million, 72-bed addiction treatment and psychiatric facility.

Addiction treatment services would account for 24 of the beds.

Potential partner municipalities are the counties of DeBaca, Roosevelt, Curry and Quay and the cities of Portales and Clovis, according to a Nov. 22 report in the Roswell Daily Record.

In January 2022, Initium Health began a feasibility study for municipalities.

Ochsner Lafayette General, Oceans Healthcare joins Louisiana facility

Announced Nov. 17, Ochsner Lafayette General, based in Lafayette, Louisiana, and Oceans Healthcare, based in Plano, Texas, announced a joint venture to build a $30 million behavioral health hospital.

It is scheduled to open in late 2024 and will be called Ochsner Behavioral Health Acadiana.

Cost estimates are $30 million. The hospital will include 120 beds and provide inpatient services for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. It will also house outpatient services.

Vendors say the new facility will be the largest of its kind in the region, according to a press release.

Texas Joint Venture to Create a 96-Bed Behavioral Health Hospital

North Richland Hills, Texas-based Signet Health and Chicago-based HDP Partners announced on Nov. 2 that they have acquired land for a 96-bed, 79,700-square-foot behavioral health hospital.

Signet Health CEO Blake Browder described the facility as a “Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health” in a press release.

Signet Health and HDP Partners operate under the Oasa Health joint venture.

Oasa Health has acquired 10 acres in Fort Worth, Texas, according to the release.

The facility will include four 24-bed units. Two will serve adults while the other two will each provide geriatric and adolescent services.

The organizations expect construction to finish in early 2024 and create 150 new jobs.

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