As Northeastern Pennsylvanias only private psychiatric hospital, First Hospital provides inpatient psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents and adults, is accredited by The Joint Commision and is recognized as a top performer having Core Measures scores in the top 15% of accredited hospitals across the country. First Hospital is at the center of an integrated mental health delivery system. Our 155-bed facility provides an environment conducive to recovery and healing. Personal attention is integral to our treatment philosophy which combines a team of experienced professionals with compassionate and respectful care.
First Hospital includes seven discreet units, each designed to meet the individual needs of patients. There is a Childrens Program, an Adolescent Program, and five Adult Programs. The Childrens and Adolescent Programs include a fully licensed school, which is a unique advantage to choosing First Hospital. Patients are admitted to a program based on their age, severity of symptoms, history of previous hospitalizations, and diagnosis. In this way, patients can receive the most appropriate treatment in a structured and caring environment.
Assessment and Referral services are available 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Referrals are confidential and can be made by calling our Admissions Department at (800) 624-9902 or (570) 552-3900.