Adult Behavioral Health Center

Dedicated To Successful Treatment

The Blue Mountain Health System Adult Behavioral Health Center is dedicated to the successful treatment, education, recovery and aftercare planning for adults with mental health disorders. The Center’s program offers short-term, intensive treatment for adults 18-54 years of age diagnosed with major depression, anxiety, bipolar illness, schizophrenia and other mental health disorders.

The Center is a 22-bed facility that offers high quality care in a therapeutic, secure and confidential setting. Our goal is to help patients reach and maintain their optimal level of health and to integrate them successfully into a productive life in society. The treatment program focuses on:

  • Diagnosis and appropriate treatment
  • Coping skills
  • Education of patients and families
  • Discharge planning
  • Healing of mind, body and spirit
  • Comprehensive Services

Our experienced and compassionate interdisciplinary team offers a holistic approach to treating the complex problems of mental illness. The professional team includes psychiatrists, behavioral health nurses, social workers, utilization reviewers, art and recreational therapists and mental health technicians who are all trained to assist patients in their self-discovery, learning and recovery process. The Center offers:

  • Confidential psychiatric and medical evaluation
  • 24-hour skilled nursing care
  • Individualized care plans
  • Licensed social worker services
  • Diagnostic services
  • Neurological evaluation as ordered
  • Life skill training and activities
  • Individualized family and group therapy
  • Physical and occupational therapy as ordered
  • Aftercare planning with patient and family
  • Individualized discharge and recovery monitoring
  • Spiritual care available
  • Admissions

All patients referred to the Center are assessed by a mental health professional to determine the need for treatment. Patinet must meet the following criteria before consideration for admission:

  • Be 18 to 54 years of age
  • Evaluated with a primary psychiatric diagnosis requiring acute inpatient treatment
  • Medical clearance for admission
  • Must be able to participate in a therapeutic setting and treatment program
  • Referrals

The Blue Mountain Health System Adult Behavioral Health Center accepts referrals and inquiries from healthcare and community providers, individuals and family members 24 hours a day. All assessments are confidential. For patient referrals or more information, call (484) 629-5091.

  • Hospital Locations

    The hospitals of the Blue Mountain Health System provide a wide array of services at both the Gnaden Huetten and the Palmerton campuses.

    Palmerton Campus

    135 Lafayette Avenue Palmerton , PA 18071
    610-826-3141

    Gnaden Huetten Campus

    2ll North 12 th Street Lehighton , PA 18235
    610-377-1300