Behavioral Health Partners Inc. has decided to withdraw from consideration to operate the Douglas County Treatment and Recovery Center. Instead, Bert Nash will take the reins.
The Douglas County Commission on Wednesday will hear an update on the county’s Treatment and Recovery Center, including a proposed phased opening plan. It will also consider providing additional funds for social detox services until the TRC is fully operational.
Leaders of the Douglas County Treatment and Recovery Center and the board that oversees its management will present plans in mid-December for a partial opening, as well as how they intend to fill the center’s vacant medical and executive director positions.
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Dr. George Thompson, executive director and medical director of the Treatment and Recovery Center of Douglas County, is stepping down from the role, according to a news release Friday.
If community members want the Treatment and Recovery Center of Douglas County to open its doors sooner rather than later, they might need to weigh the value of local management against the value of a timeline.
Visitors could miss some of the intentional elements within the walls of the Treatment and Recovery Center of Douglas County without an insider to point out some important details.
The leader of the Treatment and Recovery Center of Douglas County said Thursday that the makeup of the nine-member board that oversees the center will remain in place.
Missed details and deadlines surrounding the management of the Treatment and Recovery Center of Douglas County led the county administrator to consider bringing in an out-of-state for-profit management company to assist local nonprofit behavioral health leaders, she said.
Two major players in the launch of the long-awaited Treatment and Recovery Center of Douglas County expressed concerns Monday about the county’s interest in contracting with a for-profit management company to oversee the center.
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