BAART Programs
1145 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Evan Kletter
415.552.7914

BAART PROGRAMS ACQUIRES ALTAMED BOYLE HEIGHTS OPIATE TREATMENT PROGRAM

Los Angeles, CA (January 31, 2016) – BAART Programs announced this week its acquisition of the AltaMed Opiate Treatment Program on Zonal Avenue in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. Now known as BAART Boyle Heights, the program provides opioid use disorder treatment to 200 patients, and provides primary medical care to about 1,400 Angelinos.

 

BAART Programs are known throughout California as a premier provider of and advocate for evidence-based medication assisted treatment and integrated primary medical care. Founded in 1977 in San Francisco, BAART has grown to 17 clinics in California, with additional locations across the country. The acquisition of this location is very exciting, and offers the opportunity to serve the growing need on the LAC/USC Medical Center Campus.

 

Jason Kletter, Ph.D., President of BAART Programs noted, “The BAART team is thrilled to expand our presence in the Los Angeles area, and bring our experience in evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders to more people in need. We are committed to continuing to serve the patients of BAART Boyle Heights and bring high quality medication assisted treatment and primary care to the community.”

 

BAART Programs currently operates four other locations in the Los Angeles area including BAART Beverly, BAART La Puente, BAART Lynwood, and BAART Southeast.

 

About BAART Programs:

 

BAART Programs began providing drug treatment services to several hundred heroin addicts in San Francisco in 1977. Today, BAART Programs is a multi-service organization providing substance use disorder treatment and rehabilitation for patients across the country. We offer treatment for addiction to prescription medications and other opioids. In addition to opioid use disorder treatment, BAART Programs provides primary medical care and mental health services through a network of locations across 5 states. For more information visit our website at http://www.BAARTPrograms.com.

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