Sheppard Pratt acquires mental health organization Anne Arundel

Sheppard Pratt recently acquired Omni House Inc. (OHI), an organization that provides mental health, psychiatric rehabilitation and residential services to adults with mental illness in Anne Arundel County.

The terms of the contract are not disclosed.

The acquisition will ensure the maintenance of quality behavioral health care and services to the community of Anne Arundel. Omni House’s current programs, services and locations will remain under Sheppard Pratt.

The acquisition continues Sheppard Pratt’s investment throughout Maryland. As the nation’s largest private, not-for-profit provider of mental health services, Sheppard Pratt provides access to a variety of levels of care, programs and expertise that provide comprehensive care and treatment options.

Omni House joins Sheppard Pratt’s more than 160 programs at 380 service locations in Maryland and West Virginia.

Since its founding in 1853, Sheppard Pratt has been innovating in the field through research, implementing best practices and improving the quality of mental health care globally. Sheppard Pratt has been consistently ranked among the top national psychiatric hospitals by US News & World Report for over 30 years.

Lois Miller founded Omni House over 40 years ago with the goal of providing psychiatric and rehabilitation services to adults with mental illness and concurrent disorders. OHI is one of Anne Arundel County’s largest mental health service providers, serving the needs of nearly 1,000 active members.

Omni House’s comprehensive programs and services enable people with mental illness to live in the community as productive citizens with greater freedom, privacy and dignity.

Aubrey L. Morgan