​Behavioral Health

In cooperation with Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC, UPMC Northwest provides state-of-the-art acu​te and extended acute behavioral health services​. Our program provides group and individual therapy, sleep and relaxation periods, exercise, medication administration, and visitation with family and friends. 

The behavioral health unit is equipped with activity rooms, a dining area, a recreation yard with access to the outdoors, and much more. 

Our Services

  • Psychiatric evaluation and diagnosis
  • Individualized treatment planning
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Family involvement or meetings
  • Medication management and education
  • Comprehensive discharge planning and education
  • Physical assessment to determine chronic and acute medical needs
  • 24-hour nursing and on-site medical support
  • Structured activities
  • Recreation therapy
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy

Conditions Treated

Our behavioral health program treats patients who have been diagnosed with a primary mental health disorder, including (but not limited to):

Behavioral Health Treatment Team

Our treatment team includes:

  • Psychiatrists and advanced practice providers specializing in mental health
  • Behavioral health nurses
  • Social workers
  • Other mental health professionals

Contact Us

For more information about behavioral health services, call 814-676-7700.

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