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Acadia Healthcare Forms Joint Venture With SCL Health

Acadia Healthcare announced that it has formed a joint venture with SCL Health, one of Colorado’s premier healthcare systems. The new partnership will build a new 144-bed facility in the Denver area. The new freestanding behavioral health hospital will expand comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to address the growing need for accessible, high-quality behavioral health services in the Denver metro area. The facility is expected to open in the middle of 2023.

“Acadia is proud to be partnering with a leading health system like SCL Health to provide these life-saving services to individuals and families in the Denver area,” said Debbie Osteen, Chief Executive Officer of Acadia Healthcare. “The new hospital will expand our acute service line into Colorado and make a positive difference in the lives of many individuals and families of the growing Denver area. This is our 15th partnership with a premier health system across the country. We are pleased to partner with like-minded organizations who share our vision to provide healing and hope to those in need and our commitment to serve the overwhelming demand we are seeing in our country.”

“We are very pleased to partner with Acadia to enhance access to behavioral healthcare for our patients in Denver and the surrounding communities,” said Lydia Jumonville, President and Chief Executive Officer of SCL Health. “This new hospital will continue our legacy of compassionate, high-quality behavioral health services. We are committed to meeting the rapidly growing demand for behavioral health services in the communities and chose Acadia as our strategic partner because of their deep knowledge of the industry and of operating inpatient behavioral health services.”