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Behavioral Health Services of Wyoming Valley
Commonwealth Health offers comprehensive behavioral health services for people of all ages with all types of psychiatric and substance abuse problems. Our integrated team of skilled professionals is committed to providing the best possible care for our patients.


First Hospital Wyoming Valley
562 Wyoming Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704

  • Northeastern Pennsylvania's only private psychiatric hospital, offering services to children, adolescents and adults.
  • A Children's Unit prepared to meet the individual treatment needs of children from ages 4 through 13.
  • An Adolescent Unit for those ages 14 through 18 offering such services as a Licensed School, a Substance Abuse Track, a Survivors Track (for adolescents who have survived sexual abuse), group therapies and social, emotional and psychiatric evaluation.
  • Inpatient psychiatric services for adults. Services include an Adult I Program which specializes in treatment for high functioning patients with episodic psychiatric issues; an Adult II Program which is specially designed for patients with concomitant substance abuse and psychiatric issues; an Adult III Program which meets the needs of individuals with chronic mental health problems; and a Short Term Assessment and Treatment Program which combines the benefits of rapid stabilization with an intensive and interactive treatment approach designed for highly motivated patients who can fully participate in a wide range of therapeutic experiences.


562 Wyoming Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704

  • Outpatient and partial hospitalization substance abuse services for adults and adolescents
  • Inpatient substance abuse treatment program for adults
  • Dual diagnosis intensive outpatient program
  • Medical-based and sub-acute detoxification programs
  • Relapse counseling
  • Family education and counseling
  • Pharmacotherapy programs

In addition to the services offered by CHOICES at the Nesbitt Memorial Medical Center, the CHOICES Recovery Program assists patients recovering from the direct and indirect effects of addiction. The Recovery Program offers Methadone and Buprenorphine to opiod addicted individuals. In addition, group or individual counseling is included in the treatment plan which is custom tailored for each individual. Family involvement, career development and support provided by self help groups such as Alcoholics or Narcotics Anonymous is a frequent element of the rehabiliation process. The CHOICES Recovery Program is located in a private facility, outside of Behavioral Health Services' other locations to protect the confidentiality of our patients.

    Community Counseling Services of N.E. PA
    110 South Pennsylvania Avenue
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

    99 Bridge Street, Tunkhannock, PA 18657

    Children's Behavioral Rehabilitation Program
    First Hospital - Lower Level
    562 Wyoming Avenue
    Kingston, PA 18704

    • Outpatient services for adults facing such issues as depression, anxiety, marital problems and adjustments to changing life circumstances.
    • Partial hospitalization programs where patients participate in group, individual and family therapy.
    • 24 hour, seven days a week, mobile crisis intervention team to help patients who are in need of emergency psychiatric care.
    • Case management services to provide patients assistance in obtaining community resources or to provide additional support to patients in order to prevent hospitalization.
    • Services for Seniors including the Endless Mountain Adult Day Care, the Senior Peer Counseling Program, a Geriatric Outreach Service and the Senior Services Partial Hospitalization Program.
    • The Day Development Program which provides activity and guidance to improve overall functioning, including training in academic, social and vocational skills. In addition, a specialty program is available for mentally retarded senior citizens.
    • Mental health residential homes located in Wilkes-Barre, Kingston, Bear Creek and Drums.
    • Professional and licensed counseling and rehabilitation programs for more than 8,000 individuals annually


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    575 North River Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18764
    (570) 829-8111
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