BRENTWOOD, Tenn – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Spero Health, a national leader who has helped more than 23,000 patients on their journey to stable recovery from addiction, announced today it will open a new clinic in Springfield, OH. Located at 1240 E Main Street Suite 200, they will begin seeing patients on Tuesday, March 22nd, offering a combination of in-person and telehealth visits. Responding to the growing demand for local, affordable, and comprehensive addiction treatment services, Spero Health has over 70 clinics throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Indiana and is in network with Ohio Medicaid and most commercial insurance plans. Individuals who need addiction treatment services are encouraged to walk-in for help or call 937-500-5395 for more information or to schedule an immediate appointment.

This new Springfield clinic opens in-line with Spero Health’s aggressive expansion plans to bring hope to thousands more in 2022, addressing community needs for individuals to have local access to addiction treatment services close to home. “Substance use disorder is a crisis that claims tens of thousands of American lives each year. While Ohio showed promise of the drug epidemic slowing, recent data shows drug trends moving in the wrong direction. As access to pain medication dried up, synthetic opioids, including fentanylbecame the most common drugs involved in drug overdose deaths in the United States. The surge of deaths will only continue due to the spread of a deadly street drug like fentanyl, which is cheap and 50 times more potent than heroin. In Springfield, we want to be a solution to families, friends and neighbors who are struggling with addiction, giving them a safe place to turn and by meeting them where they are in their journey. We offer immediate access to care, close to home, ”said Steve Priest, CEO of Spero Health.

Spero Health utilizes an innovative evidence-based integrated care model that combines both physical and behavioral healthcare services under one roof. Going into more details about the services patients can expect to receive at Spero Health, David Hayden, Senior VP of Clinical Services said, “We want everyone to know that recovery is possible. Spero Health’s goal is to engage patients where they are in their journey and personalize the program to meet their specific needs so they can stabilize, allowing for interventions to support sustained recovery efforts. Patients will have weekly access to a physician or nurse practitioner, counseling and recovery support services that help link them back to the community to address other issues such as housing, food insecurity, employment and much more. ”

About Spero Health

Spero Health, Inc., is an integrated healthcare services organization specializing in local and affordable outpatient care for individuals suffering from substance use disorders with a mission to “Save Lives, Instill Hope, and Restore Relationships.” Spero Health utilizes an innovative evidence-based integrated care model that combines both physical and behavioral healthcare services under one roof to treat the whole patient. This integrated care model combines physician services (including medication-assisted treatment), behavioral health counseling, recovery support services, medication management and patient and family education. Its community-based approach to treatment allows patients to continue working and caring for their families as they overcome addiction.

Based in Nashville, Tenn. and privately held by Heritage Group, Health Velocity Capital, South Central, Inc. and Frist Cressey Ventures, Spero Health operates over 70 outpatient clinics located throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Virginia, West Virginia and Tennessee. Spero Health is a national leader who has helped more than 23,000 patients on their journey to stable recovery from addiction, and is in-network with Medicaid and most commercial insurance plans.

For more information about Spero Health, please visit www.sperohealth.com.

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