The Philadelphia Tribune presented its list of Philadelphia’s 100 Most Influential African-American Leaders for 2023, and the list included The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard’s CEO Gerri H. Walker. This year’s honorees were recognized at a Reception and Awards program, held on at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This award recognizes professionals making... Read More
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.
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.Learn More
Philadelphia in-patient drug and alcohol treatment services including: Medicated Assisted Treatment, 24 Hour Care, Counseling, Bi-Lingual Staff and assistance with Community Reintegration.Learn More
One of the Philadelphia’s oldest and largest Methadone programs, plus Suboxone and Vivitrol are available in addition to group substance abuse counseling.Learn More
Providing combined Wound Care & Substance Use Disorder Services for individuals needing Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), ASAM 3.7 Level of CareLearn More
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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