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DURHAM, N.C. – November 23, 2020 – MindPath Care Centers, North Carolina’s largest outpatient mental and behavioral healthcare provider, and portfolio company of River Cities Capital, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Johnston Psychiatric Associates (JPA) of Clayton, North Carolina.  The organizations will merge their practices and continue under the MindPath Care Centers name.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

MindPath Care Centers location in Clayton, NCFounded in 2006 by Dr. Mohammad Abu-Salha, JPA is a private psychiatric practice with ten licensed therapists that provides outpatient psychiatric and behavioral health care.  The organization is heavily invested in the mental and emotional wellbeing of the community and has adopted evidence-based approaches to psychiatric and behavioral disorders or emotional problems.  JPA sees pre-school children from age four to teens, adolescents, adults, and elderly patients, and provides therapy to individuals, couples and families in a very comfortable setting housed in a state-of-the art medical building.  JPA coordinates patient care with primary care providers, specialty physicians, local hospitals, and inpatient psychiatric services, both locally and statewide.  More information on JPA can be found at www.johnstonpsychiatricassociates.com.

“We are excited to work with Dr. Mohammad Abu-Salha and the talented team of providers at JPA to serve the residents of North Carolina,” said Jeff Williams, CEO of MindPath Care Centers.  “MindPath Care Centers and JPA share common aspirations:  to deliver high quality care and help people navigate life’s challenges.  This partnership will enable us to provide more services, while delivering the same excellent quality of care patients of both organizations have come to expect.”

“With more than 165 providers across 20 locations, MindPath Care Centers has rapidly grown to become the largest outpatient mental and behavioral health service provider in North Carolina,” said Dr. Mohammad Abu-Salha, M.D., ABPN, FAPA and Founder of Johnston Psychiatric Associates.  “We share the same vision of changing the mindset of how people view mental health and the importance of providing excellent quality care to those in need.  We felt the timing was right to merge our practices and we are excited to work with our new colleagues to serve more patients together.”

About MindPath Care Centers
MindPath Care Centers is committed to providing the highest quality and most comprehensive outpatient mindcare to help people navigate life’s challenges, whenever and wherever they need it.  Our unique, collaborative care approach and integration of the latest treatments and technologies ensure our patients receive the continuum of care required for optimal outcomes.  Our services are delivered at more than 20 locations and include medication management and individual therapy both in office and via telehealth, addiction recovery services at the Addiction Recovery Center (ARC), group therapy sessions and TMS (transcranial magnetic stimulation) therapy.  To help everyone seeking treatment, our 165 providers participate in most major insurance plans.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, please visit mindpathcare.com.  You can also follow us on Facebook:  facebook.com/mindpathcare, Twitter:  twitter.com/mindpathcare, and Instagram:  instagram.com/mindpathcare.

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Media Contacts:
David Gutierrez, Dresner Corporate Services, (312)780-7204, dgutierrez@dresnerco.com
Joanne Tedesco, Dresner Corporate Services, (573)355-7855, jtedesco@dresnerco.com

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Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.