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EMERGENCY?

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Red Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
Suicide and Crisis Intervention Hotline (215) 686-4420
Línea Directa de Suicidio e Intervención en Casos de Crisis
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Crisis Response Centers

For Emergency Treatment and Hospitalization

Five Crisis Response Centers are available to serve city residents requiring emergency behavioral health services, providing needed care in a safe setting. They are:

Einstein Crisis Response Center at Germantown
Germantown Community Health Services
One Penn Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(Near the intersection of Chew Avenue and Olney Avenue, next to La Salle University)
215-951-8300

Friends Hospital Crisis Response Center
4641 Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19124
215-831-2600

Hall-Mercer Crisis Response Center (Center City/South Philadelphia)
245 S 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
215-829-5433

Temple University/Episcopal Crisis Response Center (North Philadelphia)
100 East Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125
215-707-2577

Mercy Hospital Crisis Response Center (West Philadelphia)
5401 Cedar Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
215-748-9525

The Crisis Response Centers are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. A partial list of emergency services provided includes:

  • Medication restraints
  • Acute therapeutic intervention
  • In-patient hospitalization
  • Referrals for outpatient care


For further information, contact your city Mental Health Delegate at (215) 685-6440.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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