The founder and executive director of Muir Wood Adolescent & Family Services in Sonoma County, Calif., has teamed up with a small group of private investors to buy the residential and outpatient addiction and co-occurring disorders treatment organization from Constellation Behavioral Health. According to a news release from Muir Wood, the organization this year will be expanding residential treatment capacity in its program for young males and also will be adding a residential campus for adolescent girls.
Under the acquisition agreement, Muir Wood will operate as a stand-alone program focused on youth treatment only, run by founder and executive director Scott Sowle. Constellation Behavioral Health operates Alta Mira Recovery Programs in California.
A conditional use permit received by Muir Wood will allow the facility to expand its residential treatment capacity for young males from its present 6 beds to 10. The adolescent male program, housed on a six-acre campus, includes weekly family programming, experiential therapies, and an accredited academic program.