New behavioral hospital to open in Waco, fill 90 staff positions

The 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment told us of the gap in mental health services. This is a big step in the right direction!

Check out this snippet from the article from the Waco Tribune-Herald:

“Texas-based Oceans Healthcare will break ground Thursday on an almost $8 million hospital in Waco to treat people suffering from behavioral problems.

Site work for the 48-bed facility already has started at 5931 Crosslake Parkway, across Corporation Parkway from the Legends Crossing mixed-use development and near Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center.

Oceans Behavioral Hospital Waco will employ about 90 people in clinical and non-clinical positions, according to a press release.”

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