Temple University Health System

Behavioral Health

Episcopal Campus is the main location for Temple University Hospital's behavioral health services. These include 74 adult inpatient psychiatric beds, 44 adult extended psychiatric beds, a full-service outpatient program for adults and children, and one of only four emergency Crisis Response Centers in Philadelphia.

Episcopal Campus's Behavioral Health Center serves patients with a wide variety of psychiatric disorders and is staffed by board-certified Temple psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses, behavioral health therapists and social workers. Services offered include:

  • Medication management
  • Inpatient consultation
  • Individual and group psychotherapy
  • Psychological testing
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • A co-occurring disorders program for people with both a psychiatric disorder and alcohol/drug abuse
  • Special programs to treat anxiety, depression, phobias, and psychological issues related to medical problems
  • Specialists in psychopharmacology, geriatrics, child psychiatry, pain management, and smoking cessation
  • 23-hour observation beds for patients who don't require an inpatient admission
  • Certified medical interpreters and other translation services

The Crisis Response Center (CRC) at Episcopal Campus is a psychiatric emergency service that sees more than 10,000 patients each year. The CRC serves individuals in crisis with psychiatric and/or substance-related conditions. The CRC is staffed by psychiatrists, psychiatry residents, psychiatric nurses, crisis technicians, clinical social workers, and security personnel and is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

Episcopal Campus's Behavioral Health Center consistently scores in the 95th percentile or above on patient satisfaction surveys. As a result, Episcopal Campus has received numerous national awards for its success, including:

  • Press Ganey Summit Award, 2009
  • Press Ganey Summit Award, 2008
  • Press Ganey Success Story Finalist, 2007
  • Studer Group Fire Starter Award, 2006
  • Press Ganey Compass Award, 2005

       2009 Press Ganey Summit Award Winner 

Crisis Response Center

Temple University Hospital - Episcopal Campus
100 East Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125
To schedule an appointment, call 215-707-2577.

Adult Psychiatry Clinic

Temple University Hospital - Episcopal Campus
Temple University Physicians
Medical Arts Building, Suite 105
100 E. Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125
To schedule an appointment, call 215-707-8496.

Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic

Temple University Hospital - Episcopal Campus
Temple University Physicians
100 East Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125
To schedule an appointment, call 215-707-2577.

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