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.”
Full article here: https://www.wacotrib.com/news/business/new-behavioral-hospital-to-open-in-waco-fill-staff-positions/article_8f66b77a-33f0-5d2f-a7c1-e526980de49d.html