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Beacon Health Options’ Abdou-Malta elected to serve on the board of The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

October 13, 2020

Boston – – October 5, 2020 – Renee Abdou-Malta, President of Beacon Health Options’ New York business has been elected to the board of directors of The Business Council of New York State, Inc. at the organization’s annual meeting. The Business Council of New York State, Inc., is the leading business organization in New York…

Beacon Health Options honored as a Connecticut Top Workplace

October 1, 2020

(Rocky Hill, CT – September 28, 2020) – Beacon Health Options, a leading behavioral health services company, announced today that, for the fifth year, it has been named one of the state’s Top Workplaces by the Hartford Courant.  Top Workplaces 2020 honors 48 companies, nonprofits and public agencies, in a variety of sizes, from Metro…

Dr. Ronald Dozoretz, founder and chairman of Value Options, Inc. passes

May 13, 2020

Boston – May 13, 2020 — Beacon Health Options announced today that Dr. Ronald I. Dozoretz, founder and chairman of ValueOptions, Inc., (now Beacon Health Options) passed away peacefully on May 8, 2020 at the age of 85. Dr. Dozoretz was a pioneer in the mental health field. After recognizing the lack of psychiatric hospital…

Anthem, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Beacon Health Options

March 2, 2020

Anthem Foundation also announces new partnership with Mental Health America Indianapolis – March 2, 2020 – Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the largest independently held behavioral health organization in the country serving more than 36 million people across all 50 states.   The acquisition offers Anthem the opportunity to combine its current behavioral health capabilities with Beacon’s successful…

Massachusetts Medical Society Endorses Program to Help Providers Care for Patients with Chronic Pain and/or Substance Use Disorders

December 4, 2019

The Massachusetts Consultation Service for Treatment of Addiction and Pain offers real-time consultation to primary care providers Boston – December 4, 2019 – A recent needs assessment of Massachusetts primary care providers (PCPs) showed that while there are many useful resources available to provide education and training, many PCPs express the need for real-time support…

Statement in support of administration’s efforts aimed at addiction treatment

October 31, 2019

Substance use disorder is an issue that impacts millions of Americans and their families. We support the government’s efforts to launch FindTreatment.gov so that Americans can learn about and locate treatment options. Rapid connection to treatment and continuous engagement are the leading indicators of sustained recovery. While strides have been made in the collective struggle…

Beacon Health Options awards $128,800 in grants to address opioid crisis in Boston and Lowell

September 4, 2019

Funding will be used to benefit community-based behavioral health organizations Boston – September 4, 2019 – According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, in the first six months of 2019 alone, there were 611 confirmed opioid-related overdose deaths in the Commonwealth – more than three per day. To help address this ongoing crisis, Beacon…

Beacon Health Options Achieves HITRUST and NIST

July 31, 2019

Certification Certified Status Demonstrates a Proven Cybersecurity Program Boston, July 30, 2019 – – Beacon Health Options, a leading behavioral health services company that serves approximately 40 million individuals across all 50 states, announced it has earned Certified status under the Health Information Trust Alliance’s (HITRUST) Common Security Framework (CSF) as well as the National…

Anthem, Inc. to Acquire Beacon Health Options

June 6, 2019

Indianapolis – June 6, 2019 – Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) today announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Beacon Health Options (Beacon), the largest independently held behavioral health organization in the country. Beacon currently serves more than 36 million individuals across all 50 states, including nearly 3 million individuals under comprehensive…

Beacon Health Options offers questions to ask and answer during Mental Health Awareness Month

May 16, 2019

BOSTON – May 16, 2019 – An astonishing 1 in 5 Americans will face some form of mental illness this year.Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., with more than 40 million lives affected. Additionally, about 16 million Americans have major depression. However, despite the prevalence of mental health conditions, only…