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ARS Treatment Centers Expands to 11th Location in New Jersey With New Office-Based Opioid Treatment Facility in Rio Grande

January 14, 2020 GMT

RIO GRANDE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 14, 2020--

ARS Treatment Centers, a category leader in Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT), announced today that it has opened a new treatment center in Rio Grande, in Cape May County, New Jersey. The new center is part of the company’s clinical network that provides critical treatment services to combat the opioid crisis and strengthen communities. The Rio Grande facility is the company’s 11 th location in the state. In total, ARS operates more than 60 OBOT facilities in five states.

“Our new treatment center in Rio Grande represents our continued commitment to provide access to proven treatment methods in the battle against opioid addiction,” said Brett McGennis, COO of ARS Treatment Centers. “As the ARS team ramps up its efforts throughout New Jersey, barriers preventing patients from accessing quality treatment services are falling and that is great news for individuals, families and our communities.”

The Rio Grande treatment center, which sees patients by appointment only, is located at 1304 Route 47, Suite S, Rio Grande, NJ 08242. Patients seeking treatment services should call (866) 866-9277 to schedule an appointment. ARS accepts Medicaid and most major commercial insurance plans.

There are currently several job openings for qualified medical professionals at ARS facilities throughout New Jersey. Interested applicants can review open positions and apply HERE.

To learn more about ARS Treatment Centers resources, visit www.arstreatmentcenters.com.

About ARS Treatment Centers

ARS Treatment Centers is a subsidiary of Crossroad Treatment Centers. Headquartered in Greenville, SC, together the two brands operate more than 95 addiction treatment facilities in 10 states. With proven, individualized treatment plans (medication, counseling, and toxicology services) the family of dedicated doctors, nurse practitioners, counselors, and professionals at ARS and Crossroads are able to provide the highest quality of professional care to over 22,000 patients each month. Understanding that the opioid crisis is an epidemic that demands aggressive implementation of critical resources to increase patient access to treatment, ARS has committed to opening more than 30 new treatment facilities in the remainder of 2019 and throughout 2020.

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