Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital

New Lenox, IL (October 30, 2017) – Silver Cross Hospital and US HealthVest held an official groundbreaking ceremony for the new Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital on Wednesday, October 25. The 110-bed, free-standing psychiatric hospital will expand inpatient and outpatient services for mental health and substance abuse issues in Will and Grundy counties.

“Silver Cross is dedicated to meeting the mental health and substance abuse needs in this community,” said Ruth Colby, President and CEO of Silver Cross Hospital. “The leaders of this village and county care deeply about the quality of life for the people who reside here. With our partner, US HealthVest, this behavioral health hospital will provide expert mental health and substance abuse services for everyone who needs it.”

US HealthVest has a proven track record of working with existing medical providers to expand psychiatric and substance abuse services and access to care. US HealthVest operates Chicago Behavioral Hospital, a 138-bed psychiatric hospital in Des Plaines, IL. US HealthVest also operates two psychiatric hospitals in Atlanta, a psychiatric hospital near Seattle and is in the process of developing several more psychiatric hospitals across the country.

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