First outpatient treatment provider opens in Coeur d’Alene

The center aims to offer holistic treatments for those struggling with substance abuse.

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – Coeur d’Alene’s first outpatient treatment center is now open. 

Behavioral Health Group’s opening marks an effort to expand support for those with substance abuse disorders.  

BHG will offer walk-ins and patients by appointment, and it’ll provide access to all three FDA-approved medications for treating opioid use disorder.  

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics, in 2020, 287 drug overdose deaths occurred in Idaho. In 2021, there were 38 overdose deaths in Kootenai County, 19 of those were attributed to fentanyl. As of June 2022, the same area had 13 overdose deaths, six of which were fentanyl related.  

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The new BHG center is the third location in Idaho. The first two locations are in Boise and Meridian. In addition to appointments, the treatment centers also include both an outpatient treatment program (OTP) and an office-based opioid treatment program (OBOT) enabling prescription-based medications.   

To learn more about the new facility, please visit the center’s web page or call 208.296.5385.