SPRINGFIELD – Behavioral Health Network, Inc. (BHN) announced today that it will assume Phoenix House’s Massachusetts substance use programs located in Springfield, Holyoke and Dorchester, effective early in November, in order to ensure optimal fiscal and clinical stability of the programs.
The programs that BHN will assume include Phoenix House’s outpatient operations in Springfield which provides integrated care for adults with substance use and behavioral health issues; and Phoenix House’s residential treatment programs located in Springfield, Holyoke and Dorchester, which provide individualized and family focused trauma-informed care through their residential, evidenced-based substance use treatment services.
Phoenix House’s Massachusetts programs are part of Phoenix Houses of New England, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) substance use treatment organization that serves more than 3,500 men and women annually through 14 programs in four states.
“The Phoenix House programs provide an invaluable service to the community and those in recovery, and we are extremely pleased to be able to add them to BHN’s Addiction and Recovery services and to ensure their continued operation,” Said BHN CEO Steve Winn.
Phoenix House New England’s President & CEO, Pete Mumma added, “Health care organizations everywhere are responding to changing market pressures by growing significantly larger, often through mergers and acquisitions. We are thrilled that our Massachusetts programs and staff will continue operating seamlessly and will be joining such a great organization as BHN.”
About BHN: BHN has been providing behavioral health services to children and families in Western Massachusetts since 1938. The agency provides community-based services that include innovative, integrated whole-health models as well as traditional clinical and outpatient and therapeutic services, day treatment, addiction services, crisis intervention and residential supports.