Discovery Behavioral Health acquires wellness center

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Discovery Behavioral Health, one of the country’s leaders in behavioral health services, has acquired Prosperity Wellness Center in Washington state, growing its national provider network to more than 100 treatment centers in 12 states.

Located in Tacoma, Washington, Prosperity Wellness Center has served its area for more than 20 years and has helped more than 10,000 patients in recovery.

“The addition of Prosperity Wellness Center supports our core mission of making behavioral healthcare accessible,” says John Peloquin, President & CEO of Discovery Behavioral Health. “Access to quality care has always been our primary mission, but its importance has been elevated during the pandemic where drug overdoses are spiking nationwide by about 18 percent. Washington State, in particular, is experiencing an opioid crisis involving prescription opioids, heroin, as well as other illegal manufactured synthetic opioids such as fentanyl. According to the Department of Health, roughly 700 people die annually from opioid overdose in the state.”

The wellness center has an 85 percent success rate. It is accessible to those who cannot pay for care through insurance or self-funding and accept Federal Health Care Plan (which includes SSI, TANF, and Apple Health Care (Alternative Benefit Plan).

Peloquin said the addition of Prosperity would fit with Discovery’s existing model of treatment.

“Our programs are evidence-based and comprehensive. In addition to the treatment, they will receive while at Prosperity, our aftercare programs will keep alumni active and engaged within a safe, supportive community,” he said. “We welcome Prosperity Behavioral Health into our growing family of brands.”

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