Profile: Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC.O)
22 Aug 2014
Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc., incorporated on October 24, 2005, is a provider of inpatient behavioral healthcare services in the United States. The Company's principal business is to develop and operate inpatient psychiatric facilities, residential treatment centers, group homes, substance abuse facilities and facilities providing outpatient behavioral health services in the United States. In January 2014, the Company announced that it has completed the acquisition of inpatient psychiatric facilities in Seattle, Washington, and Riverside, California. In July 2014, the Company acquired Partnerships in Care (PiC).
In December 2011, the Company closed three outpatient facilities and a 24-bed substance abuse facility acquired from PHC on November 1, 2011. The Company's facilities and services consists of acute inpatient psychiatric facilities; residential treatment centers, group homes, therapeutic group homes and foster care; substance abuse centers; outpatient community-based services, and other behavioral services, including specialized educational services and call centers.
Acute Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities
The Company’s acute inpatient psychiatric facilities provide a high level of care in order to stabilize patients that are either a threat to themselves or to others. The acute setting provides 24-hour observation, daily intervention and monitoring by psychiatrists. The Company's facilities, which offer acute care services provide evaluation and crisis stabilization of patients with severe psychiatric diagnoses through a medical delivery that incorporates structured and intensive medical and behavioral therapies with 24-hour monitoring by a psychiatrist, psychiatric trained nurses, therapists and other direct care staff. As of December 31, 2011, the Company operated 10 facilities that provided acute care services in addition to other services.
Residential Treatment Centers/Group Homes
The Company’s residential treatment centers treat patients with behavioral disorders in a non-hospital setting. The facilities balance therapy activities with social, academic and other activities. The Company provides residential treatment care through a medical model residential treatment facility, which offers intensive, medically-driven interventions and individualized treatment regimens designed to deal with moderate to high level patient acuity. Treatment is provided by an interdisciplinary team coordinating psychopharmacological, individual, group and family therapy, along with specialized accredited educational programs in both secure and unlocked environments. As of December 31, 2011, the Company operated 14 facilities that provided residential treatment care, in addition to other services.
The Company's group home programs provide family-style living for youths in a single house or apartment within residential communities where supervision and support are provided by 24-hour staff. The Company also operates therapeutic group homes that provide treatment services for seriously, emotionally disturbed adolescents. The Company also manages therapeutic foster care programs, which are considered the least restrictive form of therapeutic placement for children and adolescents with emotional disorders. As of December 31, 2011, the Company operated three facilities that provided group home and therapeutic group home services.
Outpatient Community-Based Services
The Company's community-based services are provided for two age groups: children and adolescents (seven to 18 years of age) and young children (three months to six years of age). Community-based programs are designed to provide therapeutic treatment to children and adolescents who have a clinically-defined emotional, psychiatric or chemical dependency disorder while enabling the youth to remain at home and within their community. Community-based programs developed for these age groups provide an array of therapeutic services to children. As of December 31, 2011, the Company operated eight facilities that provided community-based services.
Substance Abuse Centers
The Company’s Substance abuse centers (or SACs) provide a continuum of care for adults with addictive disorders and co-occurring mental disorders. The Company's detox, inpatient, partial hospitalization and outpatient treatment programs give patients access to the least restrictive level of care. As of December 31, 2011, the Company operated two SACs.
Specialized Education Services and Other Behavioral Services
The Company's education programs provide an educational experience to children and adolescents having special education needs. In some states, the Company provides educational services on an extended school year basis. The Company also has charter schools that utilize teaching methods that address therapeutic needs particular to learning and behavioral deficits of the students. The Company's education services also include vocational education and training that may allow those residents to become employable in entry level positions in the communities in, which they reside. GED preparation courses are also offered for students who require assistance in developing test-taking skills and who would benefit from tutoring services. As of December 31, 2011, the Company operated 11 facilities that provided educational services.
The Company also offers a variety of other behavioral health services for specialized populations who need specific treatment methods. Programs include at risk infant and children clinics, sexually maladaptive behavior (SMB) programs, programs for adolescent females, programs for the mentally retarded and developmentally disabled youth and programs for severe and persistently mentally ill youths.
Call Center Operations
The Company provides management , administrative and help lines services. The Company provides these servicesthrough contracts with railroads and a call center contract with Wayne County, Michigan.
The Company competes with UHS, Aurora Behavioral Health Care (Aurora) and Ascend Health Corporation (Ascend).
Acadia Healthcare Company Inc
Suite 610, 830 Crescent Centre D
FRANKLIN TN 37067