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Mercy Philadelphia Hospital Department of Psychiatry

501 South 54th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143


Effective mental health treatment involves more than medicine. Mercy Health System is committed to treating the whole person—physically, emotionally, and spiritually—through its comprehensive mental health services.

Service Setting

  • Hospital Inpatient Detoxification


  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • State Financed Health Insurance Other Than Medicaid
  • Private Health Insurance
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Primary Focus

  • Chemical Dependency Treatment
  • Mental Healthcare
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Services Provided

  • Drug & Alcohol Detox
  • Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment
  • Support Groups
  • Medication Management
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Type of Care

  • Inpatient

About Mercy Philadelphia Hospital Department of Psychiatry

Mercy Health System offers medically managed detox services to people suffering from alcohol or other drug dependence. Care is provided by medical, nursing and counseling staff well trained in the management of the withdrawal and recovery process.

The program is designed to help people safely withdraw from substances and helps them learn about the disease and recovery process. It also connects them with appropriate continuing care services. In addition to full medical management, patients receive individual and group therapy, and psycho-educational services. Patients also are introduced to Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and post treatment referral for continuing care.


Treatment Options

The Co-Occurring Disorders Unit is licensed to provide Detox and rehab services along with mental healthcare by Masters Degree-level addiction therapists. Each patient participates in the development of an individualized care plan that includes a number of services:

  • Psychiatric stabilization
  • Medical evaluation and care
  • Medication management
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Psycho-educational services
  • Recreational services
  • Discharge planning
  • Post-hospitalization referral for treatment
  • Housing support
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