Behavioral Health

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Available at:

  • Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill S. Jackson Street
  • Center for Counseling Services

Senior Behavioral Health - East Norwegian Street - designed to address the mental and physical health needs of older adults. Our 12-bed unit is a secure environment where patients receive short term, intensive therapy for depression, anxiety or other mental health illnesses.

A board-certified psychiatrist oversees the program and leads a team of mental health professionals including registered nurses, certified nursing assistants an activities therapist and a social worker. For additional information, please call us at 570-621-4724.

Adult Behavioral Health - South Jackson Street - This adult behavioral health program provides a comprehensive treatment setting for patients by offering a variety of treatment modalities including group, individual and family therapies, diagnostic and evaluation services, educational programs, activity therapies and medication.

The 36-bed secure unit features private and semi-private rooms, lounge, dining room, activity therapy room and other common areas.

Treatment is provided by a multi-disciplinary treatment team directed by a psychiatrist. The team consists of Registered Nurses, LPN's, Patient Care Coordinators (Social Workers), Psychologist, Mental Health Technicians, Activity Therapists and aides.

The main objective of inpatient Behavioral Health is to provide a climate of hope to individuals as they work through their crises and return to their homes, their families and their communities.

Patients are admitted to this program by licensed psychiatrists. They are often referred to the unit by physicians, community agencies, other hospitals, other professionals or community members, clergy, family, friends and by self-referral.

Professionals are encouraged to contact Behavioral Health Services for more information regarding program capabilities and referral procedures at (570) 621-5500. You may also contact Jody Missmer, Administrative Director, Behavioral Health at (570) 621-5530 or mailto:

Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit - South Jackson Street - 570-621-5000.

Center for Counseling Services - 502 South Second Street, St. Clair, PA  570-622-5898