Jay Higham, Behavioral Health Group (BHG) Chief Executive Officer, has announced the acquisition of two opioid treatment programs (OTPs) in North Carolina, located in Asheville and Clyde.
“We are delighted to welcome our North Carolina colleagues and patients to the BHG experience of care,” Higham said. “Additionally, we look to this type of strategic acquisition as a logical next step in building the BHG network, while maintaining excellent patient care.”
Dick Trotman, former owner of and new Executive Director for the North Carolina Market, said, “The North Carolina Team is pleased to join the BHG family. We are excited to leverage their systems and industry position to continue to deliver the best quality care possible.”
The facilities will undergo a number of infrastructure and information technology upgrades over the coming weeks. Derek Walsh, Vice President of Operations Administration, is charged with developing and implementing the acquisition plan – “Over the coming weeks, we will be working with Mr. Trotman and his staff to integrate their facilities into the BHG Network.”
Dwight Mussleman, Chief Development Officer, is eager to see BHG expand into a new market – “There are copious amounts of patients to be served in North Carolina and specifically the Asheville metropolitan area. We are proud to add facilities with a strong reputation for quality.”
Behavioral Health Group (BHG) is the largest network of Joint Commission-accredited outpatient opioid treatment and recovery centers in the U.S., delivering comprehensive, personalized evidence-based medical and behavioral therapies for individuals with opioid use disorder. With 71 locations in 15 states, BHG has more than 1,200 employees who serve more than 22,000 patients. To learn more, visit bhgrecovery.com.