WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital
WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital - Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit
Provides comprehensive short-term inpatient care for people age 18 and older who are experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms.

Treatment is individualized, blending the following services:
- psychiatric evaluation
- psychiatric nursing assessment
- activities assessment/intervention
- individual/group therapy
- medication management
- family support/education
- social services/assessment/intervention
169 Martin Avenue
Third Floor
Ephrata, PA 17522
Eligibility: Individuals age 18 and older who are experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms
Hours: 24/7
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 738-6400 Main
Email Address: lnaylor2@wellspan.org
Intake Procedure: To make a referral or to seek help, call the Behavioral Health Unit Triage Line at 717-738-6400; In an emergency, go directly to an Emergency Department or call Crisis Intervention at 717-394-2631
Fee Amounts: Accepts some Private Insurance, Medical Assistance and Medicare, Self pay on sliding scale fee, Charity Care program
Facility/ADA access: Yes
Service Contact: 717-738-6400
Public Transportation: Bus stop on State Street
Capacity Limitations: 7 bed unit
Insurance Accepted: Capital Blue Cross, Highmark, Aetna, PerformCare, PHC, TriCare, Quest, MHnet, ValueOptions, Cigna, Optum, Berkshire Health plan, Coventry, Educators Health Partners, Geisinger Health, Humana, Multiplan, South Central Preferred, Medicare
  • Adult Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Units
  • Mental Health Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Emergency Room Care
  • Psychiatric Medication Monitoring
  • Third Party Involuntary Commitment Petition Services
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WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital
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