WEST READING, PA — Tower Behavioral Health, a joint venture between Acadia Healthcare and Tower Health, will open today, July 14. The new behavioral health facility is located at 201 Wellness Way in Reading, Pennsylvania.
On Monday, July 13, Tower Health and Acadia Healthcare hosted a ribbon cutting celebration consistent with current social distancing guidelines. Tower Health President and CEO, Clint Matthews and Acadia Healthcare CEO Debbie Osteen, addressed the audience.
Initially, Tower Behavioral Health will offer acute inpatient care for adults age 18 and older. Care will be provided in a general psychiatric unit, with a mood disorders unit for adults scheduled to be added after the facility has opened. Additional expansion plans include age-appropriate units for children and adolescents in 2021.
When fully operational, Tower Behavioral Health will include 144 inpatient beds and will offer the following services:
- Inpatient psychiatric care for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors
- Partial hospitalization program (PHP)
- Intensive outpatient program (IOP)
- Dual diagnosis services
- Outpatient counseling
- Physician services and consultations
“Tower Health is committed to serving communities throughout this region, and we are proud to be partnering with Acadia Healthcare to increase access to this much-needed service while fulfilling our promise of advancing health and transforming lives,” said Tower Health President and CEO Clint Matthews.
Tower Behavioral Health will serve individuals who have been experiencing mental health concerns such as anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), self-harm, and suicidal ideation. The treatment center will also accept patients who have a primary mental health diagnosis and a co-occurring substance use disorder.
“Acadia is pleased to be partnering with a leading health system like Tower Health to provide these critically needed services in southeastern Pennsylvania. Working together, we will be able to integrate physical and mental healthcare to improve the overall health of patients,” said Acadia Healthcare CEO Debbie Osteen. “This new facility will play a vital role in the local community and have a significant positive impact on individuals and families throughout the area for many years to come.”
The new behavioral health facility will expand the number of inpatient beds available to the community, and it will enable providers to effectively engage with patients, families, and other members of each patient’s support team.
“Patients and families who turn to us in times of need can expect to receive superior services provided by a team of experienced and compassionate professionals,” said Tower Behavioral Health CEO Stephanie Lee. “We are honored to serve Berks County and the surrounding communities, and we look forward to establishing ourselves as a valued and trusted resource for the families who live here.”
For additional information about Tower Behavioral Health, visit TowerBehavioralHealth.com.
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