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.

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.
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)