Lancaster General Health is committed to caring for the whole person—body, mind and spirit. Our comprehensive Behavioral Health services include a dedicated specialty practice, hospital-based care, and licensed clinical counselors at primary and specialty care locations. We are also in partnership with Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital.

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, immediate help is available at Lancaster County Crisis Intervention: 717-394-2631.

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Exceptional, Personalized Expertise

Behavioral health experts work collaboratively to provide the best care for each patient in our inpatient and outpatient settings.

We Offer a Broad Array of Behavioral Health Services

Lancaster General Health offers a broad array of behavioral health services across the continuum of care with an aim to provide the right care at the right place at the right time. Our team of physicians, counselors, therapists, nurses and other health-care professionals address potentially life-threatening disorders, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and severe depression, along with less debilitating but common conditions, such as anxiety and less severe mood disorders.

  • Integrated behavioral health counselors located at primary care practices throughout the health system
  • A behavioral health specialty practice offering psychiatric medication management, counseling and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
  • Services dedicated to women's unique needs at the Women's Specialty Center. A board-certified psychiatrist and licensed clinical counselor provide stress management techniques; interventions to help  women cope with health issues and changes in the life cycle (pregnancy, menopause, relationship evolution); grief counseling, and more.
  • Care coordination and medication assisted treatment (MAT) for patients with opioid use disorder through our Center of Excellence (COE)
  • Counseling services provided to students through the wellness center at Franklin & Marshall College
  • Behavioral health evaluation in the emergency department at Lancaster General Hospital
  • Psychiatric consultation services
  • Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital, an inpatient facility in partnership with Universal Health Services, Inc.

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Treatments and Services

Our team offers evidence-based interventions to effectively treat behavioral health disorders and improve the quality of life of our patients and their families.

Meet the Behavioral Health Outpatient Team

Our experts include clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists and psych certified registered nurse practitioners.
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