KENNETT SQUARE, PA — In a significant stride towards advancing mental health services in the region, LCH Health and Community Services (LCH) unveiled the Pia Center for Behavioral Health on November 18th. The much-anticipated launch was commemorated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held at 10:00 AM at the center, located in LCH West Grove.
The Pia Center, located within LCH West Grove at 105 Vineyard Way, Suite #103, offers a beacon of hope for those seeking behavioral and mental health services. This facility is an extension of the existing services provided by LCH West Grove, which include dental services, pediatric care, women’s health services, and social assistance.
The event witnessed a robust turnout with the presence of noteworthy individuals such as PA Senators Carolyn Comitta and John I. Kane, PA Representative John Lawrence, Oxford Mayor Philip Harris, and Ethan Seletsky, Regional Representative from the office of US Senator Bob Casey. The Pia family, sponsors of the center, along with members of the LCH Board, Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce, and community members were also present.
The attendees were offered an exclusive tour of the new facility, showcasing LCH’s commitment to providing accessible mental health services in a specially designed environment that ensures patient safety and high-quality care.
Nancy and Mike Pia, sponsors of the state-of-the-art facility, expressed their pride in partnering with LCH. “LCH has been a valuable resource in our community for decades, and we are honored to partner with them in the development of the new Center for Behavioral Health,” they shared.
The Pia Center will offer outpatient services, group therapy, and other clinical services, strengthening LCH’s reach in West Grove. LCH also extends behavioral health care in Kennett Square and Oxford locations, as well as via Telehealth.
Ronan W. Gannon, LCH CEO, emphasized the importance of mental health for overall well-being. “At LCH, we understand that mental health is just as important as physical health,” said Gannon. “We’re thrilled to be accepting new patients for both in-person and telehealth appointments at our Pia Center for Behavioral Health.”
Cheryl B. Kuhn, CEO of the Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce, applauded the initiative, stating, “With the implementation of this critically important center, we are taking another step to ensure our residents have access to the help they need.”
In light of the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ (NAMI) statistics revealing one in five adults and one in six youths face a mental health challenge each year, the Pia Center for Behavioral Health emerges as a crucial resource for southern Chester County residents seeking affordable, compassionate care.
LCH is currently welcoming patients for behavioral health services at the Pia Center for Behavioral Health, all other locations, and via Telehealth.