Emergency Behavioral Health and Addiction Treatment

DBHIDS Assessment Centers and Crisis Response Centers

Friends Hospital 4641 Roosevelt Blvd. (215) 831-2600

Mercy Hospital 501 S. 54th St. (215) 748-9525

Einstein Medical Center 5501 Old York Rd. (215) 951-8300

Pennsylvania Hospital (Hall Mercer) 800 Spruce St. (215) 829-5433

Temple/Episcopal Hospital 100 E. Lehigh Ave. (215) 707-2577

Philadelphia Children’s Crisis Response Center

3300 Henry Ave. Falls Two Building, 3rd Floor (215) 878-2600

If you are in need of immediate assistance, you can go to any of the above listed Crisis Response Centers.

Behavioral Health and Addiction Treatment Resources

Need help accessing and navigating behavioral health services for yourself, a family member or a significant other? Help and support is available.

If you are a Philadelphian that is uninsured or underinsured, call 215-685-5400. If you are Medicaid eligible, call 888-545-2600. Services are available regardless of your ability to pay.

More information is available here.

If you are privately insured, your insurance carrier can help connect you to behavioral health treatment.

Aetna: 1-800-872-3862

Cigna: 1-888-259-6279

Independence Blue Cross: 1-800-688-1911

United HealthCare: 1-800-841-1978

If you’re interested in substance abuse treatment but are unsure what service you require, please contact the Behavioral Health Special Initiative (BHSI) at 215-546-1200, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. you do not need medical insurance to qualify for treatment.

If you are interested in substance abuse treatment and have Medicaid, please contact Community Behavioral Health (CBH) at 888-545-2600.

More information on various types of treatment can be found here.

Support Groups


Emergency Housing Resources

Philadelphia Office of Homeless Services