HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Mercy Medical Middle introduced Wednesday that they are going to be promoting Windfall Behavioral Well being to Well being Companions New England.
In line with a information launch despatched from Mercy Medical Middle Spokesperson Mary Orr, Well being Companions New England will proceed to function the ability below the identify MiraVista Behavioral Well being. Well being Companions New England expects to start companies in mid-April.
“The opening of MiraVista comes at an important time, when psychological well being therapy and substance use dysfunction therapy is at a extreme scarcity in Western Massachusetts and demand is excessive state-wide,” stated Dr. Michael Krupa, founder and CEO of Well being Companions New England and TaraVista Behavioral Well being Middle in Devens. “Our group will ship state-of-the-art behavioral well being care to kids, adolescents and adults in a group in fast want of latest beds.”
Operations included to proceed on the facility are:
- Acute Remedy Service (detoxing)
- Scientific Stabilization Service (post-detoxification)
- Outpatient companies together with the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
- Court docket ordered companies
- The Opioid Remedy Program with out interruption of service
The brand new homeowners additionally plan to ascertain an inpatient psychiatric service on the facility. They are going to work with the Massachusetts Division of Public Well being to accumulate licensing for as much as 84 inpatient beds. Trinity Well being of New England, Mercy Medical Middle’s mum or dad firm, initially introduced in February 2020 that they might be discontinuing inpatient psychiatric serviced on the hospital in June 2020.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the necessity and urgency to extend psychiatric inpatient capability throughout the state,” stated Marylou Sudders, Massachusetts Secretary of Well being and Human Companies and COVID-19 Command Middle Director. “The opening of the MiraVista facility will ease the pressure on households needing companies in Western Massachusetts and assist the Commonwealth towards its aim of guaranteeing all residents are linked to the best therapy when and the place folks want it.
Mercy Medical Middle will help in establishing a connection between staff, sufferers and colleagues affected the sale and the brand new homeowners.