CBH is the city-operated health maintenance organization for persons needing mental health care. Substance abuse treatment (through the Coordinating Office for Drug and Alcohol Abuse Programs-CODAAP) is the same number. Most Medical Assistance patients must call this number first for information and referrals- 215-413-3100, or 1-888-545-2600-crisis hotline 215-686-4420
For physicians and nurse practitioners to get immediate consultative advice for children with behavioral health concerns, covered by Medical Assistance, up to age 21. In Philly call 267-426-1776 (CHOP).
TiPS team members respond to a request for consultation within 30 minutes, and often immediately.
See list below for evaluations on a walk in , same day basis for behavioral concerns that are not a serious crisis.
Tree of Life– 7040 Castor Ave. 215-533-5433 Intakes M-W-F 10-2
Greater Phila. Action 4500-10 Frankford Ave (2nd floor). 215-831-9882. Intakes M-F 9-5, Sat 9-4
COHMAR– 2055 Allegheny Ave.267-861-4382. Intakes M, W 9-11, T, Th 1-3
Merakey– 265 East Lehigh. 215-291-5127. Intakes Mon all day. Tues-Fri only AM
NOTE: ALL pts. must present with social security, insurance card, birth cert + fill out paper work.
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An organization that assists caregivers/parents of children with emotional and behavioral disorders. PIN provides information, helps parents find services and will advocate on their behalf with any of the public systems that serve children (mental health, education). – 1211 Chestnut St-267-507-3860 mentalhealthpartnerships.org/program-objects/2017/4/13/parents-involved-network?rq=pin
Provides high quality mental health services to Philadelphia’s neediest children and their families. Programs include: outpatient mental health services; post-traumatic assistance for children who have experienced a severe emotional trauma; family support; and WRAP around services- 1080 North Delaware Avenue, Suite 600- 215-496-0707, ask for intake.
The Joseph J. Peters Institute treats children and adolescents (ages 3-19) who have been sexually abused or are presenting developmentally inappropriate sexual behaviors. – 100 South Broad Street, 17 th Fl.- 215-701-1560
This Web site is a resource for individuals, families and agencies concerned with behavioral health and mental retardation services. It provides information about behavioral health and mental retardation services, laws, and related news, as well as communication tools and other features. The Network of Care and Supports helps you find what you need – it helps ensure that there is “No Wrong Door” for those who need mental health services. Sponsored by the Phila. Dept. of Behavioral Health and Mental Retardation.
City funded agency for individuals without health insurance with substance abuse. 801 Market Street, 215-546-1200.
Friends Hospital – Adolescent Unit
Provides comprehensive inpatient treatment for adolescents ages 13-17 years old who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Individual, group, and family therapies ensure each adolescent receives individualized care to set them on the path of recovery. Units feature all private bedrooms with access to outside courtyard. 4641 Roosevelt Blvd- 215-831-4600 or 800-889-0548
Dozens of activities from birth to 7 years old to help young children cope with traumatic stressors in their lives. Check it out! sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/traumatic-experiences/