Alternative Behavioral Services, Inc. owns and operates psychiatric, group home, independent living, detention, alternative school, in-home, residential treatment, and acute hospitalization facilities. The company assists children, adolescents, young adults, adults, and their families in overcoming behavioral health challenges and leading functional lives. The company also provides behavioral managed care services to covered beneficiaries in Puerto Rico. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia. Alternative Behavioral Services, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Universal Health Services Inc.