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Elements Behavioral Health Acquires Right Step Network of Addiction Treatment Centers in Texas and New Mexico

Right Step provides comprehensive and affordable treatment for addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders in outpatient and inpatient facilities throughout the Southwest.

Los Angeles, CA (August 16, 2012) – Elements Behavioral Health, a leading provider of addiction and mental health treatment programs, announced today that it has acquired Right Step network of addiction treatment centers in Texas and New Mexico.

Right Step is a network of outpatient and inpatient addiction treatment centers located throughout the Southwest. Its family of programs also includes Spirit Lodge, a high-end residential treatment center with panoramic vistas of the rolling hills outside Austin, Texas. Right Step offers a full spectrum of care to fit each individual’s needs, including:

  • Medical Detoxification
  • Residential Addiction Treatment
  • Day Treatment
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment
  • Sober Living
  • Aftercare
  • Alumni Groups

Certified by the Joint Commission, Right Step is one of the country’s premier alcohol and drug rehab treatment centers. Its chief executive officer, George Joseph, has more than 25 years of experience in the field and its chief medical officer, Dr. Jason Powers, has been recognized as a Top Addiction Doctor in Houston for three years running by H Texas magazine.

“After 18 plus years of leading the growth of Right Step, and Spirit Lodge, I have decided to partner with Elements Behavioral Health, the national leaders in addiction treatment. I am extremely excited to work under the leadership of Elements and the world-renowned Dr. David Sack,” said George Joseph, CEO of Right Step.

Keith Arnold, VP Operations for Elements Behavioral Health and previous Sierra Tucson Executive Director said, “We are looking forward to working with George’s team and enhancing their comprehensive programming for the local community.”

Since 1990, Right Step has provided compassionate, comprehensive substance abuse treatment at an exceptional value. Today, Right Step is the largest, most trusted private chemical dependency treatment provider in the Southwest.

“We are thrilled to welcome Right Step into the Elements family of programs,” said Dr. David Sack, CEO of Elements Behavioral Health. “George Joseph brings with him over two decades of experience delivering high-quality, affordable treatment to families and individuals in Texas. Right Step, and Spirit Lodge will be an integral part of our mission to help individuals with substance abuse and emotional disorders create extraordinary lives.”

About Elements Behavioral Health

Elements Behavioral Health is a family of behavioral health care programs that includes Promises Treatment Centers, The Sexual Recovery Institute, The Ranch and The Recovery Place. Elements offers comprehensive, innovative treatment for substance abuse, sexual addiction, trauma, eating disorders and other mental health disorders. We are committed to delivering clinically sophisticated treatment that promotes permanent lifestyle change, not only for the patient but for the entire family system. For more information about Elements Behavioral Health, visit www.elementsbehavioralhealth.com or call 877-959-5994.

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