The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard

The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard is a Philadelphia Drug & Alcohol Treatment Center offering both inpatient and outpatient Psychiatric and Substance Abuse counseling and treatments. The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard (formerly North Philadelphia Health Systems – Girard Medical Center) has always been at the forefront of innovation in the provision of treatment services for individuals with substance use and mental health challenges and a willing partner to the City of Philadelphia in serving City residents. The Center’s role in the health and wellness of the citizens of Philadelphia has been and continues to be critical, particularly given its location and easy access to much needed services in the surrounding communities.

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We provide effective, evidence-based Behavioral Health services and partner with participants in their wellness journey. Our services include:

  • Substance Use Disorder Services
  • Inpatient Psychiatric Services
  • Outpatient Drug & Alcohol Treatment Services

We deliver these services in a manner that is spiritually and culturally sensitive, and responsive to community needs. Let us help you through your recovery journey.


Psychiatric Care and Substance Abuse Treatment Programs

Philadelphia Acute and Sub-Acute in-patient psychiatric services for persons in recovery including:  Therapy Sessions with Psychologists and Art, Music, and Movement therapy.

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Philadelphia in-patient drug and alcohol treatment services including: Medicated Assisted Treatment, 24 Hour Care, Counseling, Bi-Lingual Staff and assistance with Community Reintegration.

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One of the Philadelphia’s oldest and largest Methadone programs, plus Suboxone and Vivitrol are available in addition to group substance abuse counseling.

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Providing combined Wound Care & Substance Use Disorder Services for individuals needing Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), ASAM 3.7 Level of Care

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News and Events

Resilience, Rebirth, Rise

Behavioral Wellness Center Hosts Resilience, Rebirth, Rise Gala

The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard hosted another successful gala. The fundraising event, titled Resilience, Rebirth, Rise! was held on September 8th 2023 at The Hilton Hotel on City Avenue in Philadelphia. Attendees got to enjoy dinner, dancing, and activities, and rejoice in The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard mission to transform lives... Read More

Success Stories

Dr. Renee Harvin

I grew up in the depths of North Philadelphia, and the heart of West Philadelphia. Raised by both my father and mother, learning from the beginning to have unconditional love, compassion and empathy for everyone. I knew to pray and who God was at an early age, and yet life seemed to... Read More

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