BHG Acquires Opioid Treatment Program in Fort Collins, Colorado

Behavioral Health Group (BHG) Acquires Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) in Fort Collins, Colorado

Dallas, Texas – October 8, 2013 – Michael Cannizzaro, Behavioral Health Group (BHG) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, announced the acquisition of North Colorado Behavioral Health, an opioid treatment program (OTP) located in Fort Collins, Colorado. Mr. Cannizzaro said, “We are pleased to welcome the Fort Collins staff and patients to the BHG experience of care. This strategic acquisition demonstrates our commitment to continually build relationships with the communities that we serve, while meeting our overall growth plans to serve individuals suffering from opioid addiction.”


Dwight Mussleman, BHG Chief Development Officer, said, “BHG now owns and operates three treatment centers in Northern Colorado. The addition of Fort Collins brings the total number of facilities in our Company network of opioid treatment programs to 31. James Draudt, BHG President and Chief Operating Officer, added, “There are numerous patients to be served throughout Northern Colorado. We are proud to add this program to our Colorado presence that currently includes centers in Denver and Boulder.”


About Behavioral Health Group


Behavioral Health Group (BHG) is a leading provider of opioid addiction treatment services. BHG utilizes pharmacotherapy (maintenance and detoxification) as well as counseling to treat both the bio-­‐chemical and psychosocial aspects of addiction. In doing so, BHG offers patients their best opportunity for a successful recovery. With 31 outpatient treatment centers across the Midwest/South/Southeast/West, BHG provides a critical service to thousands of individuals and their communities across the country. BHG treatment centers are accredited by The Joint Commission.


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