Discovery Behavioral Health Opens Eating Disorder Treatment Center in Milwaukee

Discovery Behavioral Health Opens Eating Disorder Treatment Center in Milwaukee

Center For Discovery provides outpatient and residential treatment

ANGELS, December 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Discovery Behavioral Health, Inc., a growing network of evidence-based mental health, addiction and eating disorder treatment centers, has opened a new 48-bed facility in the heart of downtown Milwaukee. Located in a seven-story skyscraper, the facility will offer adult programming under the Center For Discovery brand (

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“Discovering behavioral health helps bridge from Wisconsin significant need for mental health services.

Staffed by healthcare professionals and support staff, the center offers outpatient and residential care, and is conveniently located within walking distance or a short bus ride from major higher education schools, including Marquette University, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Milwaukee School of Engineering and Milwaukee Area Technical College. Facilities include group meeting and individual treatment rooms, cafe seating for meals, and a full-size commercial kitchen.

The center will be led by an experienced behavioral health executive Amanda Vogt, CEO, who previously worked for 22 years at Rogers Behavioral Health. She received her bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukeeand her master’s degree in social work from Aurora University. “Eating disorders are a specific type of behavioral health disorder that requires specialized clinical interventions. Today, as we continue to meet the mental health demand that has grown steadily since the pandemic, we are committed to being good partners in the community by building relationships with patients and their families as well than with other health professionals. We look forward to supporting and working with the people of this region, throughout Wisconsin and surrounding states,” says Vogt.

State Senator LaTonya Johnson (D – 6th Senate District) said, “Discovery Behavioral Health helps fill from Wisconsin significant need for mental health services. Our state has 859,000 adults with mental health issues, many of whom lack good treatment options. In these turbulent times, accessibility to mental health services is key to giving people every chance to build better lives, healthier families and stronger communities. »

dr. Jean PeloquinPresident and CEO of Discovery Behavioral Health, said, “I would like to thank Governor Tony Evers, its staff, and the staff of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services for their guidance in establishing this service. We look forward to working with them in the future to understand and meet the needs of the state.”

Discovery Behavioral Health President and CEO Jean Peloquin note: “For 25 years, the Center For Discovery has provided compassionate, evidence-based treatment to those in need. We are pleased to expand access to quality care with our newest facility in Milwaukee.”

About Behavioral Health Discovery

Everyone deserves a happy and fulfilling life. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health has made evidence-based, outcome-focused healthcare accessible and affordable since its inception. With a full continuum of care – detox, medical residencies, residential treatment centers, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, outpatient, psychiatric and addiction medicine, TMS, virtual services and telehealth, we can provide the right care at the right time for adults or teens. struggling with mental health issues, addictions or eating disorders. With a portfolio of over 154 treatment centers including service lines in successful operation since 1985, we are a preferred and trusted provider with most insurance companies who value our clinical rigor and outstanding results. Once treatment is complete, our patients become part of the growing family of Discovery alumni, connected through free aftercare programs, support groups, activities and a caring community – for life – because when quality behavioral health care is at hand, so is happiness.

press contact:

Greg Ptacek
PR | Communication
Discovery Behavioral Health, Inc.
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