Rising Behavioral Healthcare Company completes California Acquisition

Summit Behavioral Healthcare acquires Valley Recovery Center of California - Addiction treatment and chemical dependency services in California, Texas and Louisiana(Atlanta, GA) — Summit Behavioral Healthcare (Summit) today announced the acquisition of Focus Healthcare of California (Focus) located in Sacramento, CA. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. This transaction marks the first acquisition of Summit in the Western Region.

Focus, a 48-bed residential treatment facility located in Sacramento, CA, is a freestanding addictions treatment center serving adults. Under Summit ownership, Focus will now be known as Valley Recovery Center of California (Valley). Valley will look to continue the delivery of high quality client focused treatment services while ensuring that all services meet the needs of our clients, the community and our referral partners.

“Summit has extensive experience in the behavioral healthcare industry on a national level and we are committed to providing premier addictions treatment and chemical dependency services at all of our facilities,” said Trey Carter, CEO of Summit. “We are extremely excited to expand into the West coast market with this acquisition. There is a desire and clear demand for quality, affordable treatment options in the nation and our mission is to provide these services. It is a pleasure to announce the completion of this acquisition and to welcome Steve Brugge, CEO and the employees of Valley to the Summit family.”

Summit, a newly formed behavioral healthcare company, has decades of experience providing treatment for psychiatric, mental health and substance abuse disorders as evidenced by the leadership team of the organization. While this is the first acquisition for Summit, the Company opened a 32-bed intensive residential treatment center, Great Oaks Recovery Center, earlier this year in the greater Houston, TX market.

About Summit — Headquartered in Atlanta, GA and founded in June of 2013, Summit was established to develop and operate a network of leading addiction treatment and behavioral health centers throughout the country. The company’s sole focus is on the provision and management of specialty chemical dependency and addiction disorder services within a flexible and dynamic continuum of care. The leadership team at Summit is comprised of senior executives with decades of combined experience in the behavioral healthcare industry. The team has a long and successful history leading and managing world class behavioral health centers and organizations throughout the country.

For additional information on Summit Behavioral Healthcare or Valley Recovery Center of California please contact Christina Hawkins at chawkins@summitbhc.com.

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