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Kindred Behavioral Health Services Doubles Number of Beds Under Management

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (February 17, 2021) Kindred Healthcare, LLC (“Kindred”) today announced it has reached agreements with Talas Harbor to manage behavioral health services in three behavioral health hospitals in Arizona and Nevada.

Under the agreements, Kindred Behavioral Health Services (“KBHS”) will provide day-to-day management, implementation and clinical operations throughout the hospitals. Talas Harbor provides inpatient behavioral health services to patients 55 years of age and older.

The management services will cover Talas Harbor at Bullhead City, Arizona, a 24-bed hospital that opened in October 2019; Talas Harbor at Buckeye (Phoenix, Arizona), a 40-bed hospital expected to open in April; and Talas Harbor at Lake Mead (Las Vegas, Nevada), a 24-bed hospital expected to open in June.

KBHS currently manages a 64-bed behavioral health unit at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Illinois. It also owns and operates two behavioral health hospitals in Texas.

“We are pleased to enter these agreements and look forward to working with Talas Harbor as they grow and expand to serve more patients,” said Rob Marsh, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Kindred Behavioral Health Services. “Kindred is a leader in treating medically complex and rehab-intensive patients, leveraging partnerships and innovation to enhance care.”

“Talas Harbor patients will benefit from Kindred’s behavioral health clinical expertise and commitment to providing quality care,” said Brock Metza, Partner for Talas Harbor. “Kindred will serve as a partner to help us grow Talas Harbor so we can provide more needed behavioral health services.”

These management services agreements continue Kindred’s expansion of KBHS, which delivers high-quality, specialized and compassionate behavioral health services. To learn more about KBHS and the services it provides, go to


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Kindred Healthcare, LLC is the nation’s leading specialty hospital company delivering acute health services in its long-term acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, acute rehabilitation units, and behavioral health line of business, all specializing in treating the most medically complex patients. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, and ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Healthcare Companies for nine years, Kindred’s mission is to help our patients reach their highest potential for health and healing with intensive medical and rehabilitative care through a compassionate patient experience. For more information, go to You can also follow us on FacebookLinkedIn, and Twitter.

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Susan E. Moss
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Kindred Healthcare