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Mental Health


If you wish to receive mental health services and you have Medical Assistance (ACCESS), you must obtain authorization through Community Care Behavioral Health.

In order to receive mental health services without insurance, you must obtain authorization through Service Access and Management.

Mental Health Services for Adults in Berks County Treatment Services

  • Outpatient Treatment
  • Mobile Outpatient Treatment
  • Outpatient Dual Diagnosis Treatment
  • Partial Hospitalization Services
  • Acute, Inpatient Hospitalization Services
  • State Hospital Admissions
  • CHIPP (Community Hospital Integration Program Project)
  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation
  • Peer Support

Non-Clinical Services Social/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services

  • Social Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services

Vocational Services

  • Vocational Rehabilitation

Housing Supports

  • CRR (Community Residential Rehabilitation)
  • Supported Living- Residential

Case Management Services

  • Administrative Case Management
  • Blended Case Management

Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents In Berks County

  • Treatment Services
  • Outpatient Counseling
  • Student Assistance Program
  • Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
  • Family Based Services
  • Partial Hospitalization
  • Acute, Inpatient Hospitalization
  • Residential Treatment Facility
  • CRR Host Home

Case Management Services

  • Administrative Case Management
  • Blended Case Management
  • Family Support Services

Crisis Intervention Services

The County of Berks subcontract its Crisis and Emergency Services to Service Access and Management, Inc. The telephone and walk-in component operates from 19 North 6th Street, Reading, PA 19601. The 24-hour crisis telephone number is 610-236-0530. The mobile component of the operation operates where the Crisis is occurring.

Included in this service is the delegate service. This service is evaluation of dangerousness and involuntary hospitalization. In addition, a forensic component is available to assist in aftercare planning for individuals leaving forensic facilities. Contact Service Access and Management Forensic Unit for more information. In addition, juvenile offenders have access to counseling and psychiatric services through a local out-patient provider who provides services on site at the Youth Center.