2003 Category

  • Fast Growing CRC Health Acquires Methadone Provider; Company To Seek Role In National Issues

    Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly By Valerie CanadyCRC Health Group, Inc., the nation's largest for-profit provider of residential and outpatient addiction treatment services, announced in December the acquisition of National Specialty Clinics, Inc. (NSC), one of the most prominent providers of methadone-based treatment for opiate addiction.This acquisition renders San Jose, Calif.-based CRC Health the nation's largest provider of methadone treatment, with services offered to 20,000 methadone patients daily.Company officials say the acquisition supports CRC's ...

    Posted at February 2, 2004 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • CRC Acquires NSC, Now Nation’s Largest Methadone And Traditional Substance Abuse

    The Nashville Post By Paige Orr Friday, 12/19/2003 -- San Jose, Calif.-based CRC Health Group has acquired National Specialty Clinics (NSC), a Nashville-based provider of methadone-based treatment for opiate addiction, for approximately $100 million. NSC owns and operates 17 methadone-based clinics across six states. Dr. Barry Karlin, CRC Health Group chairman and chief executive, said in a release, "This acquisition by CRC Health Group continues to operationalize the company's strategy of building a nationwide network of treatment alternatives providing ...

    Posted at December 13, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • Washington State Provider Agencies Add Online Element to Services

    Alcoholism & Drug Abuse WeeklySan Jose, Calif.-based CRC Health Corporation, which operates the country's only accredited Internet-based treatment system for addiction, last month announced partnerships with several organizations in Washington state that have begun to integrate its online treatment program into their substance abuse service mix.Along with its rapid acquisition of freestanding addiction treatment facilities in recent years, the for-profit CRC is known for launching eGetgoing, an Internet-based, interactive addiction treatment and counseling program for ...

    Posted at October 3, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • CRC Health Group Washington News Conference Points by Gen. Barry McCaffrey and by Dr. Barry Karlin

    Gen. Barry McCaffrey CRC Washington News Conference Points Pleased to Join Dr. Barry Karlin, Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen, and Washington State and local leaders in substance abuse programs today, here at the Washington Athletic Center. I am delighted and proud that leaders in Washington State, where I have long had a strong family and personal association, are making this state the most progressive in the nation for drug and alcohol prevention and treatment. The vision and services creating ...

    Posted at September 22, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • National Anti-Drug Leaders to Hold New Conference to Announce Washington State Treatment Leaders “Most Progressive in Nation”

    NATIONAL ANTI-DRUG LEADERS TO HOLD NEWS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE WASHINGTON STATE TREATMENT LEADERS "MOST PROGRESSIVE IN NATION", FIRST TO ADOPT FULL, PROGRESSIVE PROGRAMS INCLUDING TRADITIONAL, ON-LINE, AND METHADONEFORMER US DRUG CZAR BARRY MCCAFFREY, LIEUT. GOV. BRAD OWEN, AND DR. BARRY KARLIN, CEO OF CRC, COUNTRY'S LEADING ALCOHOL AND DRUG TREATMENT PROVIDER AND CREATOR OF THE FIRST ACCREDITED ONLINE TREATMENT, RECOGNIZE WASHINGTON STATE LEADERS:WILL ALSO ANNOUNCE ONLINE TREATMENT PRELIMINARY FINDINGS SHOW REDUCED DROPOUT RATES, KEY PART ...

    Posted at September 18, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • “Commentary: Drug Treatment Should Be Just A Click Away” By Barry McCaffrey And Barry Karlin

    Orlando Sentinel By Barry McCaffrey and Barry KarlinThe level of alcohol and drug dependency in this country is at crisis levels. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, of the 27 million Americans who now are abusing illegal drugs or alcohol regularly, 16 million need treatment, but only 3 million get it. The future looks equally bleak if we do not take action: Nearly one-fourth of eighth-graders say they have been ...

    Posted at June 10, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • Letter To The Editor From Gen. Barry McCaffrey Regarding Treatment Budget And CRC Health Corp.

    Pittsburgh Post Gazette Letters To The Editor Retired Gen. Barry McCaffreyI add my voice to those who urge restoration of funding for addiction treatment in the Pennsylvania state budget.The effects of the recession in Pennsylvania are doubtlessly extremely painful. Nonetheless, any reductions in support of the treatment of addictive diseases will surely accelerate health-care costs and crime across the commonwealth. Both research and experience have taught us that addiction treatment is a wise ...

    Posted at March 20, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • CRC Health Becoming Force In Addiction; Acquisition Makes Company Largest

    Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly Recent acquisition makes company largest in field A company that has only been around since 1995 has all of a sudden become the largest private addiction treatment provider in the country. With its announced acquisition of Comprehensive Addiction Programs Inc. (CAPS) last week, San Jose, Calif.-based CRC Health Corporation now owns 71 facilities across 16 states and employs more than 1700 people. While privately held CRC has certainly been an established provider for ...

    Posted at March 3, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment
  • CRC Health Corporation announces the acquisition of Comprehensive Addiction Programs, Inc.

    CRC Health Corporation Announces The Acquisition of Comprehensive Addiction Programs, Now Part of CRC's Nation-Leading 71 Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facilities Acquisition Financed With $40 Million in Equity From North Castle Partners-Led Investor Group and $70 Million Senior Debt Financing (San Jose, CA) - CRC Health Corporation CEO, Dr. Barry Karlin today announced the acquisition of the highly respected Comprehensive Addiction Programs, Inc. ("CAPS'). CAPS owns and operates sixteen residential and outpatient addiction treatment facilities which now ...

    Posted at February 26, 2003 | By : | Categories : 2003 | 0 Comment