Hall Mercer CMH/MRC - Mental Health Services for Children and Adults

Hall Mercer CMH/MRC - Philadelphia; Washington Square West


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General Information
Description of ServiceProvides outpatient services for children, ages 3-18 who are challenged by mental health problems.
Therapeutic programs include:
- TAP (Therapeutic Activities Program) is a therapeutic nursery school designed to help children ages three to five play and work together under the guidance of a therapist and special education teachers.
- STEP (Shared Time Education Program) responds to the social, psychological and academic needs of children ages six to 10 who are experiencing mild to moderate emotional disturbances in a regular or special education classroom.
- SAP (Student Assistance Program) is a middle- and high-school based service provided by Hall-Mercer to schools in South Philadelphia through a special relationship with the School District of Philadelphia. It is designed to identify and assist students having school-related problems resulting from depression or suicidal feelings.

Adults:
Provides treatment for psychiatric conditions including mood, personality, anxiety, eating and dissociative disorders as well as schizophrenia and drug and alcohol problems. Following a thorough evaluation, a treatment plan is developed and may include clinical, supportive and case management services.
Specialized programs include:
- Homeless services - care for people who are homeless or have a history of homelessness. Clients are contacted through street outreach or referral from other service agencies and are then offered a full range of services.
- Geriatric outreach program - offers home-based mental health and drug and alcohol services for elderly persons in Center City, North, South and West Philadelphia.
- Southeast Asian Program - provides psychiatric and case management services geared specifically to the needs of people from Asian cultures.
LocationPhiladelphia
Geographical AreaCounties: Philadelphia; States: PA; Countries: USA
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 245 South 8th Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Philadelphia, PA 19106
Main Phone 215-829-3461
Other Phone 215-829-7271
Web Address www.med.upenn.edu/hallmercer
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Hall Mercer CMH/MRC
Affiliated Program: Hall Mercer CMH/MRC - Philadelphia; Washington Square West
This Service: Hall Mercer CMH/MRC - Mental Health Services for Children and Adults
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adults (YB-0500)
Homelessness Issues (YZ-3100)
Mental Health Information/Education (RR-5150)
Mental Health Issues (YZ-5000)
Older Adults (YB-8000)
Outpatient Mental Health Facilities (RM-6500)
Southeast Asian Community (YH-0500.8170)
Youth (YB-9500)