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Each year, millions of people experience difficulties with behavioral health. If these problems persist, they can affect relationships, performance at work or school or even the ability to complete everyday tasks and functions.

If you or a loved one is struggling and in need of behavioral health services, Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital provides treatment, resources and support.

Through a partnership between Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health and Universal Health Services, we will provide inpatient and outpatient services for patients living with mental illness.

Our Services

Dedicated to the Community We Serve

Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital is the only freestanding psychiatric hospital in Lancaster County.

We are striving not only to provide excellent behavioral health services, but also to be a leader in the promotion of wellness, support the education of behavioral health professionals, and improve the Lancaster community’s understanding of mental health.


Penn Medicine Lancaster Values

Our Values Drive Our Care

Members of each patient’s treatment team follow our core set of values, which are essential to our care and reflected in our practices. We treat each person who seeks our treatment with dignity and respect — from the non-stigmatizing, person-centered language we use to the trauma-informed, evidence-based therapy we practice.

We listen to each patient without judgment and want all to know that recovery is possible for every person in our care. There is hope for tomorrow.


Penn Medicine Lancaster Community

Our Facility

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Congratulations to our December Most Invaluable Teammate, Wanda Peoples! Wanda, our Front Office Manager, was recognized for going above and beyond to treat a patient's family member with kindness and dignity. We know this to be true in every interaction Wanda has and we're so happy to have her on our team! Thank you, Wanda, for being a true example of compassion and professionalism. ...

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If you or someone you know suffers from Borderline Personality Disorder, Mental Health America of Lancaster County offers a support group specifically for you. Led by our own Certified Peer Specialist, Meghann Neidert, this group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Call MHA of Lancaster County at 717-397-7461 to learn more, or visit their website: bit.ly/MHAsupportgroups. ...

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JOIN OUR TEAM

We’re Hiring!

If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity to join a team of professionals who are dedicated to helping people and changing lives, Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital may be the place for you.

As a new facility, we have a number of openings for both administrative and staff positions. Visit our careers page to view all open opportunities and begin the application process

Contact Us

Lancaster Behavioral
Health Hospital

333 Harrisburg Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603

Admissions number: 717-740-4160
Main hospital number: 717-740-4100

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