Our Integrative Behavioral Health Partnerships

Acadia Healthcare improves the lives of individuals and families in need by expanding access to behavioral health services across the country. One of the many ways we achieve this is by forming integrative behavioral health partnerships with healthcare systems and hospitals, helping those entities improve delivery of care and widen access to services.

Long-Term Healthcare Solutions

The United States is facing a mental health and substance use epidemic that has created complex clinical and business challenges for the healthcare industry. Emergency rooms and inpatient units are being overutilized for psychiatric care, there is an immense need for more specialized behavioral healthcare services, and there is a severe lack of step-down programs and services.

Acadia Healthcare provides long-term solutions to these challenges by developing integrative behavioral health partnerships with nonprofit and for-profit health systems and hospitals around the country, expanding access to care for patients, their families, and communities. We tailor each partnership to meet the specific needs of the individual behavioral healthcare system or hospital and the unique dynamics of its local community.

Acadia Healthcare is leading the charge in innovating integrated healthcare, making it the partner of choice for countless hospitals and health systems across the United States.

Mutually Beneficial Partner

At Acadia Healthcare, we understand that strategic partnerships are critical to meeting the needs of today’s evolving healthcare landscape. Each integrative behavioral health partnership involves a dynamic blend of local authority and centralized support, taking into consideration the unique needs and preferences of each partnership.

When we form partnerships with health systems and hospitals, we offer several ways to collaborate with us, including:

  • Joint ventures
  • Acquisitions
  • Emergency department psychiatric services management
  • Mobile assessments
  • Telehealth
  • Population health

Throughout the process of forming new integrative behavioral health partnerships, our team works diligently to achieve full alignment in terms of mission, priorities, performance objectives, and values. We also ensure that each agreement leverages the best aspects of both entities. When your hospital or health system chooses to partner with Acadia Healthcare, you benefit from our considerable resources, including our extensive experience in the behavioral healthcare industry, our operational best practices, the legacy of the Acadia brand, and the capital to back your project.

We have a national physician recruiting department and a well-established network of psychiatric providers. Our experts can also help your health system or hospital enhance or expand your services, or develop new programming. Our national experience and proven partnership track record make Acadia Healthcare an ideal partner for providers who wish to improve their delivery of care and expand their services to patients, their families, and their communities.

Request a Strategic Review

Acadia Healthcare has widened and improved access to behavioral healthcare services in countless communities across the nation.

If you think your hospital or health system might benefit from an integrative healthcare partnership with Acadia Healthcare, you can request a strategic review of your facility’s needs by clicking the button below. A knowledgeable member of our team will contact you to initiate the strategic review process.

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