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For Immediate Release
August 31, 2020

Contact: Natalie Podgorski
natalie@foresightpublicaffairs.com

Jackson House is Making Residential Mental Health Treatment More Accessible
Company Provides In-network Coverage for Many California Health Insurance Plans

LA MESA, CA – The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is taking a toll on American’s mental health. A recent poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation found, since the outbreak started, 56 percent of adults in the U.S. have experienced negative effects on their mental health. With the need for mental health services growing, Jackson House, a voluntary, residential treatment program with several locations across southern California, is working to remove barriers and make treatment more accessible.

“Our mental health is just as important as our physical health,” said Dr. Bruce Figuered, President of Jackson House. “While stress is heightened for everyone at the moment, it has been particularly difficult for individuals who do not have healthy coping skills or suffer from underlying mental health conditions. If you feel like you’ve been struggling, it is important to reach out for help.”

Unfortunately, a study by the National Alliance on Mental Illness revealed many Americans have trouble finding access to mental healthcare services. High out-of-pocket costs, lack of in-network treatment options and a provider shortage were cited as key barriers in the report. Jackson House has actively been working with California health insurance companies to remove some of these obstacles and make residential mental health treatment more accessible.

Cost is one of the biggest concerns for individuals seeking treatment. To make mental healthcare more affordable for Californians, Jackson House has worked to become in-network with 11 different health insurance plans, including Aetna, Beacon/Value Options, Blue Cross/Anthem, Blue Shield/Magellan, Cigna, Healthnet/MHN, Humana and Kaiser.

“We do not want money to be the reason someone doesn’t reach out for help,” said Dr. Figuered. “Mental illness is treatable and people should not have to suffer needlessly. With the right treatment plan, support and development of new life skills, our team believes everyone can improve their quality of life.”

Dr. Figuered encourages individuals who are worried about the cost of mental health treatment to call their insurance company directly to ask about in-network options and understand the cost of care. Insurance companies can also provide their clients with a list of providers in their area. Californians can also call Jackson House directly if they are interested in seeking residential mental health treatment.

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Jackson House was built to fill a critical gap in the healthcare system. The company recognized there were outpatient treatment options and locked, inpatient facilities but nothing in the middle. Jackson House allows people to receive around the clock mental health treatment voluntarily, on their own terms. The program is built around evidenced based care and customized to meet each client’s unique needs. Jackson House helps clients manage the symptoms of their mental illness, provides tools for recovery and teaches the life skills necessary to thrive. Learn more by visiting www.jacksonhousecares.com.

 

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We built Jackson House because we realized there was a critical gap in our healthcare system and many individuals with mental illnesses and substance abuse problems were struggling because of it. While there are many outpatient treatment options and locked, inpatient facilities there was nothing in the middle. Nothing to help people who needed around the clock care but wanted to receive treatment voluntarily, on their own terms. Jackson House is different. We provide clients with the level of care they need in a welcoming environment. When you walk through our doors, we will meet you wherever you’re at and help you on your journey toward feeling better.

It’s time to feel better.

We are here to help and are in-network with most insurance providers. Call us for a free, confidential consultation.

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If you’re a provider and need to send us information on a client, please feel free to fax us at 619-303-7044. If you need help immediately, call our 24-hour crisis line at 1-800-766-4274. If you have a medical emergency, call 911. Jackson House is licensed by the State of California Community Care Licensing Division and certified by the Department of Health Care Services. We are also CARF Accredited. If you have any client or quality of care concerns, please reach out to us at 619-303-0933. If your concerns need further attention, you can contact the Department of Public Health at 619-278-3700 or the Community Care Licensing Division at 1-844-538-8766.