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Kevin Young

Adventist Behavioral Health to close Crownsville campus

Adventist Behavioral Health said it will close its residential treatment facilities and school in Crownsville later this year, moving the teen-agers it serves to locations in Rockville and in Cambridge on the Eastern Shore. The nonprofit, part of Rockville-based Adventist HealthCare, said demand is waning for residential psychiatric and behavioral treatment in favor of outpatient care. It intends to increase such community-based offerings as it consolidates residential options. Kevin Young, president of Adventist Behavioral Health, said the 30-bed residential treatment center and 18-bed group home would be phased out over the next several months as patients are moved one by one, rather...