Summit BHC Acquires English Mountain Recovery

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Summit BHC completes Its first acquisition in 2017 and expands footprint into Tennessee.

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Summit BHC (Summit), a leading provider of addiction treatment and behavioral health services, today announced the acquisition of English Mountain Recovery. Located in Sevierville, Tennessee approximately 30 miles outside of Knoxville, the 36-bed addiction treatment center will be Summit’s first facility in the state and brings the Company’s total number of operating facilities to ten. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“The acquisition of English Mountain Recovery 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 into the state of Tennessee,” stated Trey Carter, CEO and Founder of Summit. “English Mountain and its dedicated staff have over a ten year history of providing life-changing care to individuals and families suffering from alcoholism, drug abuse and other addictive disorders. At Summit, we plan to support English Mountain in continuing their commitment to excellence and compassion while also focusing on growth. We couldn’t be more excited in welcoming them to Summit,” 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 English Mountain,” stated David Cunningham, Executive Director. “Combining the dedication and talent of the English Mountain 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.”

Dick and Nancy Kahn, Founders of English Mountain Recovery continues the sentiment, “We are very proud of the quality and compassionate services we have provided at English Mountain over the last ten years and firmly believe Summit will continue English Mountain’s sole purpose of helping alcoholics, addicts and their families achieve recovery.”

About Summit BHC - Headquartered in Franklin, 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 ten freestanding addiction treatment centers in eight states across the country.

About English Mountain – Established in 2005, English Mountain Recovery is a nationally recognized residential treatment center located on a 27-acre campus in the heart of the Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee. For more than ten years, the company’s mission has consistently been focused on the provision of high quality addiction treatment services to clients and their families through the delivery of a primary residential and extended care program which combines the traditional 12-step approach with a variety of treatment therapies to include Equine, Experiential, Creative Arts, Music and Relapse Prevention. English Mountain Recovery is licensed by the State of Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and accredited by CARF.

For Information:
Karen Prince (Summit BHC)                
410-336-9905                    
kprince(at)summitbhc(dot)com

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