Summit BHC Expands Residential and Outpatient Addiction Treatment Services in Missouri

Summit BHCFranklin, TN – Summit BHC (Summit), a leading provider of addiction treatment and behavioral health services, today announced the opening of its tenth treatment center, The Aviary Recovery Center. Located in the greater St. Louis, Missouri area, the 43-bed residential treatment facility will be Summit’s first in the state. The facility is set on 100 acres of beautiful, secluded property that was previously a privately-owned nature and wildlife retreat. The Aviary will provide residential addiction treatment services to adults. Summit also announced the opening of an outpatient program located in Fenton, Missouri.

“The opening of The Aviary is very exciting for Summit as we look to bring high-quality addiction treatment services to the State of Missouri. As a company and leadership team we are passionate about providing quality care to the people we serve,” stated Trey Carter, CEO and Founder of Summit. “The Aviary is our tenth residential treatment facility. We couldn’t be more proud to launch a new program in Missouri,” commented Mr. Carter.

“Untreated addiction destroys the lives of the addicts, their families and adversely affects our communities,” say Tim Dalaviras, The Aviary Recovery Center’s CEO. “As a native of Missouri and someone who has spent my entire professional career advocating for and leading behavioral health facilities across the state, I could not be more excited about opening The Aviary. Combining the dedication, passion and talent of The Aviary leadership team and staff with Summit’s experience and support is the perfect combination in the creation of a premier residential treatment center,” stated Dr. Dalaviras.

About The Aviary – The Aviary Recovery Center provides a full continuum of care for addiction and co-occurring disorders, with treatment including detoxification, residential programming and highly structured outpatient treatment services. Our Masters and Doctorate level therapists use a variety of treatment modalities to create an individualized treatment experience to help each client build a solid foundation for long term recovery. The program’s strong family component is an integral part of the overall treatment and recovery process. Both the Family Recovery Program at our residential facility and the Family Wellness Program at our outpatient locations allow family members to join other families in learning about the disease of addiction and co-occurring disorders. The Aviary is licensed by the Missouri Department of Mental Health and will be obtaining accreditation through The Joint Commission.

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About Summit BHC – Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee and founded in June of 2013, Summit was established to develop and operate a network of leading addiction treatment and behavioral health centers throughout the country. The company’s sole focus is on the provision and management of specialty chemical dependency and addiction disorder services within a flexible and dynamic continuum of care. The leadership team at Summit is comprised of senior executives with decades of combined experience in the behavioral healthcare industry at the national level. The company currently owns and operates nine freestanding addiction treatment centers nationwide.

For Information: Karen Prince (Summit BHC) – 410-336-9905 – kprince @