Summit BHC Acquires Turning Point

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Summit BHC Completes Its Third Acquisition in Pennsylvania

Summit BHC (Summit), a leading provider of addiction treatment and behavioral health services, today announced the acquisition of Turning Point. Located in Franklin, Pennsylvania, the 106-bed addiction treatment center will be Summit’s third facility in the state. The Company completed the acquisition of Mountain Laurel in Tioga County in December 2015 and most recently acquired St Joseph Institute outside of State College in February 2016.

“The acquisition of Turning Point is a great fit with both Summit’s mission to help people with addiction establish strong recovery and achieve their full potential while simultaneously expanding our footprint in the state of Pennsylvania,” stated Trey Carter, CEO and Founder of Summit. “Turning Point and its dedicated staff have a long history of serving the critical need for quality addiction treatment services in Western Pennsylvania. With this acquisition, Summit now has a presence throughout the state and is committed to providing the highest level of treatment services statewide,” commented Mr. Carter.

“We are excited about joining the Summit family and the opportunities to expand and further develop the quality services we provide at Turning Point,” stated Dan Richardson, Executive Director. “Combining the dedication and talent of the Turning Point leadership team and staff with Summit’s experience and support will allow us to keep growing while maintaining our commitment to compassion, our clients and quality care.”

Joe Chontos, founder and former owner of Turning Point continues the sentiment, “I am very proud of the quality and compassionate services we have provided at Turning Point over the last nineteen years and firmly believe Summit will continue Turning Point’s sole purpose of helping alcoholics and addicts achieve recovery.”

About Summit BHC - Headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee 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 at the national level. The company currently owns and operates seven freestanding addiction treatment centers nationwide.

About Turning Point – Established in 1997, Turning Point has treated over 20,000 chemically dependent individuals. The company’s mission has consistently been focused on the provision of high quality addiction treatment services to clients and their families. Turning Point is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Drug and Alcohol Licensing Division.

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