Pinnacle Treatment Center acquires Covington Methadone Clinic
COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) -
Treatment Centers, which operates a network of drug and alcohol treatment
centers, has acquired NKY MED LLC and plans to open a Covington outpatient
addiction treatment facility.
The Pinnacle facility will be located at the former Save- A- Lot at 1717
Madison Avenue, the site that NKY MED LLC had planned for its opiate addiction
Ron Washington became the sole owner of NKY MED LLC earlier
this year after purchasing the shares that were owned by his former partner,
Dr. Gary Shearer.
Washington said he decided to partner with Pinnacle because
of its record of providing quality care for people suffering with addiction
Pinnacle Treatment Centers provides drug free inpatient and outpatient
treatment, medication assisted treatment, and counseling for alcohol and drug
addiction. Pinnacle, which provides services to approximately 5,000 individuals
daily, is run by Dr. Ken Kessler, who previously founded two leading national
health care companies.
Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Covington facility will be held in January.