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Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services


Resource Guide

Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility ServicesThe City of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services offers resources, services, and advocacy through a strong partnership with a network of healthcare providers to help people, whether they are uninsured or under-insured, lead a fulfilling life in a supportive community free of stigma.


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Emergency Hotlines*
Intellectual disAbility Services
Substance Use Treatment
  • Community Behavioral Health* 888-545-2600
    Behavioral health services for Medicaid recipients
  • Behavioral Health Special Initiative (BHSI) 215-546-1200
    Substance use services for those under and uninsured
  • Council on Compulsive Gambling 800-848-1880
  • Philadelphia Recovery Community Center 215-223-7700
    upportive services in a community-based setting

*Available 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week.

24 Hour Services

For immediate help, call 215-686-6440 or visit a crisis response center in your area:

  • Friends Hospital
    4641 Roosevelt Blvd.

  • Einstein Medical Center
    5501 Old York Rd.

  • Pennsylvania Hospital Crisis Response Center
    234 S. 8th Street

  • Philadelphia Children’s Crisis Response Center
    (Children and Adolescents)

    3300 Henry Ave., Falls Center 2, Suite 3N

  • Episcopal Hospital
    100 E. Lehigh Ave.

  • NET Access Point
    (Opioid Treatment)

    499 N. 5th St.


Online Services

  • Healthy Minds Philly A friendly, no-cost resource to support the wellness of all Philadelphians. Features include 24/7 online behavioral health screening, access to Mental Health First Aid trainings, and comprehensive resources.
  • Community Behavioral Health Philadelphia’s comprehensive behavioral health managed care system for Medicaid recipients. CBH is a diverse and innovative organization that supports wellness, resiliency, and recovery for all Philadelphians.