NEW TODAY: Crook County will have new Community Mental Health Provider

Prineville, OR – BestCare Treatment Services will take over as the Crook County Community Mental Health provider, replacing Lutheran Community Services (LSC) Northwest with a goal date of December 1, 2019.

A verbal agreement has been reached between LCS, BestCare and the Crook County
Commissioners to make the transition. A formal written agreement is in the works.
“Our goal is to do what is best for the people of Crook County,” said LCS Northwest President and CEO David Duea. “Being a county mental health provider does not play to our strengths. I’m excited for BestCare, as they are better suited to be a county mental health provider.”

BestCare has provided behavioral health services in Central Oregon since 1997. BestCare has been the community mental health provider for Jefferson County since 2002. BestCare provides a wide array of behavioral health services in Jefferson, Deschutes, and Klamath counties. “Our mission is to provide compassionate care to people with behavioral health concerns,” said BestCare CEO Rick Treleaven, “with a focus on working closely with our community partners.”

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