Based in Coral Gables, Florida, Ramsay Youth Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: RYOU) provides education and treatment programs for at-risk, troubled, and special needs youth, either on an inpatient or outpatient basis. Ramsay Youth Services operates in nine states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The company provides behavioral health services to children and adolescents with learning and development disabilities, substance abuse problems, and mental health issues. Ramsay Youth Services is one of the largest providers of mental health and substance abuse services to children and adolescents in the United States.
Several founders of MBF Healthcare Partners were both shareholders and executives of Ramsay Youth Services.
Ramsay Youth Services was sold to Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSYS), in June 2003.