The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard

Philadelphia Drug & Alcohol Treatment CenterThe 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.

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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News and Events

The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard Celebrates Recovery Month

Community Invited to Family Day on September 14 & Recovery Walk on September 21 The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard, formerly North Philadelphia Health Systems – Girard Medical Center, invites community members to join its staff, participants, and their loved ones for a Family Day on Saturday, September 14, from 9:30 a.m.... Read More

Success Stories

Caleb J., Philadelphia – Miracles in Progress Participant

Meet Caleb Jackson, a Behavioral Specialist AT the Miracles in Progress Residential Program at The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard. Caleb has been involved with The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard for more than 10 years, but his story is quite a unique one. Caleb’s journey began at the center in 2008... Read More