State gives OK to new recovery facility in Kent

KENT — An 85-bed recovery and treatment facility proposed for Kent has been approved by the state Office of Health Care Access (OHCA), after initially being denied last November.

Birch Hill Recovery Center is planning an 85-bed inpatient detoxification and intensive treatment facility for men and women ages 18 to 64 who are “substance abusive or dependent,” according to the Certificate of Need that the company (which was created in 2017) filed with OHCA.

Full text available to premium subscribers only. Log in or Create an account.

Once you've created an account, you will be given a free 30-day subscription to the site where you can view all content unrestricted. After 30 days, you can extend your account by purchasing a subscription.

If you are already a print subscriber, click here to give us your contact information, and we will confirm your active subscription and give you a password to access the website.