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Geisinger becomes the first member of Risant Health

MOOSIC -- Geisinger Behavioral Health Center Northeast, located at 60 Glenmaura Blvd., recently continued the phased opening of the center, expanding its services inpatient adult with co-occurring addictions. The center began treating patients last year.
 
The phased opening of the facility will continue through this year at the 96-bed facility.
 
“We are now able to serve more patients with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, psychosis and adults with co-occurring addictions,” said Kelly Ankenbrand, CEO of the facility. “The phased opening of the center remains on schedule, and I am so grateful for the passion and commitment of the entire Moosic staff as we continue to provide hope and healing in this community.” 
 
“Geisinger’s investment in this state-of-the-art facility allows our patients to access great care at the caliber they deserve at the time they need it most,” said Imad Melham, M.D., chair of Geisinger’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. “This is one step of many in growing to support the region through investments in inpatient and outpatient services.”
 
A second 96-bed hospital, Geisinger Behavioral Health Center Danville, is in development and is expected to open in the summer of 2025.
 
Both centers will build on Geisinger’s legacy of providing excellent behavioral health care to the community.

For more information on the services available or to speak to an admissions counselor who is available 24/7, call 570-301-5000. 

About Acadia Healthcare
Acadia is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services across the United States. As of December 31, 2023, Acadia operated a network of 253 behavioral healthcare facilities with approximately 11,200 beds in 38 states and Puerto Rico. With approximately 23,500 employees serving more than 75,000 patients daily, Acadia is the largest stand-alone behavioral healthcare company in the U.S. Acadia provides behavioral healthcare services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers and outpatient clinics.

About Geisinger
Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the non-profit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 134 care sites - including 10 hospital campuses, and Geisinger Health Plan, with 600,000 members in commercial and government plans. The Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $14 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country.  Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

 
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Media inquiries

Mike McMullen
Senior Communications Specialist

814-502-8998
mmmcmullen@geisinger.edu
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