Friends Hospital

friends hospitalLocated on a beautiful 100 acre campus, Friends Hospital, the nation’s oldest psychiatric hospital continues to offer a quiet refuge where healing has taken place for nearly two centuries. As a behavioral health facility, Friends Hospital strives to blend ever advancing medical treatments with a compassionate and supportive environment. We believe that every person should be treated with dignity, respect and equality. Our multidisciplinary treatment teams include psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses, social workers, expressive arts therapists, certified addictions counselors and other mental health specialists.

Today, Friends Hospital continues to operate under its original mission and, using the modern principles of wellness and recovery, we strive to provide patients with the tools they need to understand and manage their illness. Integrating key recovery principles that create a collaborative environment between the patient, staff, family and the community, personal goals are identified that aid in recovery. We are proud of our accomplishments over the past 200 years and are even more excited about our continuing commitment to being on the forefront of mental health recovery, utilizing the latest evidence-based treatments and high quality treatment.

Administration: Michael S. McDonald, Jr., CEO

Main Agency Address: 4641 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19124

Contact Phone Number to Obtain Services: 215-831-4600 or 800-889-0548

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Contact Info

Hall Mercer Center
245 S. Eighth Street, #336
Philadelphia, PA 19106


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