Third Party Involuntary Commitment Petition Services

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    Programs that process petitions from third parties for the involuntary treatment for individuals with mental illness, drug dependency, alcoholism or, in some jurisdictions, developmental disabilities, who are unwilling to consent to treatment and have recently exhibited dangerous behavior (i.e., specific acts, attempts or threats which constitute a substantial risk of physical harm to the person him or herself and/or to another). The petitioners must generally provide information about the individual’s current physician, diagnoses, medications and dates of last treatment; have first-hand knowledge of the individual’s behavior; sign an affidavit regarding the incident(s); and be willing to testify in court. Requirements and procedures may vary in different jurisdictions.

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    After Hours Crisis Intervention - Luzerne Wyoming County MHDS ServicesAfter hours mental health crisis intervention can be reached at Help Line 570-829-1341.LuzerneLuzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental ServicesLuzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services
    Friends Psychiatric HospitalPsychiatric Hospital serves adolescents and adults with behavioral, emotional and/or substance abuse issues. Specialized units include the eating disorder program, dual diagnosis unit, adolescent unit and a geriatric unit specifically designed for older adults, over 65, with a mental illness. Psychiatric Emergency Department/Crisis Response Center is available 24/7. PhiladelphiaFriends HospitalFriends Hospital
    Lancaster County BH/DS - Crisis InterventionTrained professionals provide immediate, empathic help to persons feeling desperate, frightened, out of control or suicidal. Services include: - Referrals to other needed services - Suicide prevention information - The authority to arrange involuntary/voluntary commitments to inpatient mental health units at local hospitals - Mobile outreach services will be able to travel to people in crisis, as available - Provide assessments for persons experiencing suicidal ideation, homicidal or aggression, mental status change, as well as, complete mental health assessments - Crisis residential treatment referral LancasterLancaster County BH/DS - Hess BoulevardLancaster County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
    Lebanon Crisis Intervention/Information and Referral ServicesTrained professionals provide support, assessment, and referral for the following: - Aging problems - Depression - Domestic violence - Drug and alcohol problems - Mental health or mental retardation problems - Parent/child conflicts - Sexual assault - Suicidal thoughts or actions In addition, callers can receive up-to-date information on agencies and support groups which are designed to meet various needs. Provides in person crisis and mobile crisis services.LebanonLebanon Crisis Intervention/Information and Referral CenterWellSpan Philhaven Behavioral Healthcare Services
    Lycoming/Clinton MH/ID - Mental Health Services - Williamsport OfficeMental health services are primarily available for adults with a serious mental illness, characterized by a diagnosis of a psychotic disorder and/or a major mood disorder of long duration with intermittent periods of wellness and illness, and children or adolescents with or "at risk" of developing a serious emotional disturbance. An assessment Unit provides or connects clients with appropriate services. The case management staff provides ongoing support to the individual and the family. Contracted provider agencies offer a variety of general and intensive services in the community. 24-hour crisis intervention also available.LycomingLycoming/Clinton Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities Program(MH/ID) - Williamsport OfficeLycoming/Clinton Joinder Board
    UPMC Altoona Involuntary Psychiatric InterventionProvide a mechanism for mobile emergency response in situations where an individual's mental or emotional condition results in behavior which constitutes an imminent danger to him or herself or to another and the person is unwilling to seek voluntary treatment. The program conducts an immediate assessment of the psychological condition and functioning of the individual and can issue an order which authorizes involuntary hospitalization for a specified period of time for the purposes of observation and treatment. A request for intervention can be made by family members, community residents and/or community agencies.BlairUPMC Altoona Behavioral Health ServicesUPMC Altoona
    WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital - Inpatient Behavioral Health UnitProvides comprehensive short-term inpatient care for people age 18 and older who are experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms. Treatment is individualized, blending the following services: - psychiatric evaluation - psychiatric nursing assessment - activities assessment/intervention - individual/group therapy - medication management - family support/education - social services/assessment/intervention LancasterWellSpan Ephrata Community HospitalWellSpan Health
    WellSpan Philhaven Crisis Intervention, Children and Adults - York HospitalTrained professionals provide support, assessment, and referral for the following: - Aging problems - Depression - Domestic violence - Drug and alcohol problems - Mental health or mental retardation problems - Parent/child conflicts - Sexual assault - Suicidal thoughts or actions In addition, callers can receive up-to-date information on agencies and support groups which are designed to meet various needs. Provides in person crisis and mobile crisis services.YorkWellSpan Behavioral Health York HospitalWellSpan Philhaven Behavioral Healthcare Services
    Westmoreland Community Action Mental Health Crisis Intervention Mobile ProgramProvides a face-to-face intervention when necessary by dispatching the Mobile Unit to address the crisis in the community setting.WestmorelandMental Health ServicesWestmoreland Community Action
    Westmoreland Community Action Mental Health HotLineProvides assistance 24 hours a day to individuals with mental health issues.WestmorelandMental Health ServicesWestmoreland Community Action

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