Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Belmont Behavioral Health System to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Belmont Behavioral Health System.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Philadelphia’s Leading Mental Health Treatment Programs

Our programs are designed to create a comprehensive community. We are more than a hospital; we are a place of healing that fosters hope and resilience through recovery-oriented treatment.

Programs Overview

Behavioral health treatment programs at Belmont Behavioral Health System in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

At Belmont Behavioral Health System in Philadelphia, we have a steadfast dedication to ensuring that those who are in need of care can rest assured that they are receiving the most clinically excellent treatment possible. Whether an individual is suffering from behavioral health, psychiatric concerns, or substance abuse issues, he or she will be provided with individualized care that is fully tailored to meet his or her specific needs.

The programs that we offer here at Belmont Behavioral Health System in Philadelphia are designed to create a comprehensive community. We are more than just a behavioral health hospital; we are a place of healing that provides resilience and recovery-oriented treatment for individuals of all ages.

In order to meet the unique needs of each child, adolescent, or adult who is entrusted into our care, we offer various levels of treatment within a network of programming options. Each person’s needs and presenting concerns are evaluated during the initial assessment process, at which time the most appropriate level of care will be determined by our clinical staff and then recommended to the person in need of treatment.

Inpatient Treatment

Inpatient treatment programs at Belmont Behavioral Health System in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Inpatient treatment is designed to provide care for individuals who are in a state of crisis or who require immediate stabilization of their symptoms. The inpatient treatment programs that we offer here at Belmont are separated based on the population requiring services and the individual needs of the patients.

Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient treatment programs at Belmont Behavioral Health System in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Outpatient treatment is designed to offer therapeutic interventions for individuals who do not require the intense nature of inpatient programming, or for those who have already completed inpatient programming and are in need of step-down levels of care. The specific type of outpatient treatment program that individuals engage in is based on the severity of their symptoms and their appropriateness for the level of care offered within those outpatient services. The outpatient programming options that we offer include the following:

  • General Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
  • General Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
  • Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Substance Use Disorder Care Program
  • Geriatric Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
  • Adult Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry
Specialty Services

Specialty services offered at Belmont Behavioral Health System in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In order to maintain our ability to provide care for any and all concerns that individuals may be faced with, at Belmont Behavioral Health System, we are pleased to offer the following specialty services:

  • 24/7 Triage and Evaluation Services
  • 23-Hour Beds
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (DTMS)
  • Child and Adolescent Services
  • Older Adult Services
  • Mood Disorders Treatment
  • Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment
  • Child and Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Children’s crisis response center –
Support Groups

Community support groups associated with Belmont Behavioral Health System in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In addition to the care that we supply here at Belmont, we encourage program participants to take advantage of support groups within their communities. Our staff members can assist individuals in seeking and receiving services from the following support groups, some of which have meetings that are offered at Belmont’s various locations:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
  • Nar-Anon
  • Gamblers Anonymous
  • American Anorexia and Bulimia Association of Philadelphia (AABA)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder Women’s Support Group
  • Bi-Monthly Educational Support Group for Adult Daughters, Sons, and Siblings of People with Mental Health Disorders
  • Getting Off the Emotional Roller Coaster Family Skill-Building Workshop
  • Educational Support Group for Family Members and Friends of People with Hoarding Behaviors

This, however, is not an exclusionary list. For more information about additional support groups that Belmont Behavioral Health System offers and/or is associated with, or for answers to any questions that you may have regarding any of our programming options, please contact our intake department in Philadelphia.

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