Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center's Behavioral Health Program allows nurses to utilize a variety of treatment modalities within a structured team environment. Units include inpatient detoxification and rehabilitation and inpatient adult acute psychiatry and dual diagnosis.
Working alongside world-renowned clinicians, behavioral health nurses at Pennsylvania Hospital participate in pharmacotherapy and psychodynamic treatment modalities. The psychiatric inpatient unit treats both voluntary and involuntary patients. Nurses work with physicians, social workers and occupational and recreational therapists as members of a highly regarded, multidisciplinary team that works to improve the mental health of patients.
The Crisis Response Center at Pennsylvania Hospital is one of five centers in Philadelphia offering 24-hour, emergency evaluation and treatment for psychiatric patients. Each month, an estimated 500 to 600 patients are treated by the clinical staff.