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Mood and Affective Disorders


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    Mood, or affective, disorders are mental disorders that primarily affect mood and interfere with your activities or daily living. Specific stressors or a spontaneous exacerbation of a patient’s condition can trigger the illness.

    Mood disorders include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Anxiety Disorder typically lasts over six months and greatly impedes a person’s work and personal life
    • Bipolar Disorder. Extreme shifts from high to low mood, also known as manic depression.
    • Depression affects a person’s behavior, personal life, and physical well-being; the most common mental health problem in the U.S.

    Individual Treatment Plans

    Belmont Behavioral Health’s multidisciplinary staff will examine the patient to formulate an individual treatment plan.

    Our treatment focuses on:

    • Addressing the stressors that provoked the crisis
    • Providing symptomatic relief with medication
    • Educating patients and their families
    • Creating an aftercare plan to help patients access resources post-discharge 

    Group therapy. Mood and affective disorder patients also participate in group therapy focused on enhancing insight and coping skills.

    Children and adolescents with mood, or affective, disorders are treated at Belmont’s Child and Adolescent Unit.

    Locations

    Mood Disorders Unit location

    Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment
    4200 Monument Road
    Philadelphia, Pa 19131
    1-800-220-HELP (4357)
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    Visiting Hours
    Monday to Friday: 4 to 5 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    Weekends and holidays: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

    Inpatient treatment for mood disorders

    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
    5501 Old York Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    1-800-220-HELP (4357) 
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    Outpatient offices for mood disorder treatment

    Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment
    4200 Monument Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19131
    1-800-220-HELP (4357) 
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    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
    5501 Old York Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    215-456-9850 
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    Einstein Center One
    9880 Bustleton Avenue, Suite 218
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    215-827-1520 
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    Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park
    Offices 28 and 29, Second Floor West
    60 Township Line Road
    Elkins Park, PA 19027
    215-456-9850 
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    Belmont Behavioral Health Northeast (BNE)
    10360 Drummond Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
    215-632-6400 
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    Germantown Community Health Services
    Suite 136
    One Penn Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    215-951-8121 
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    Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization

    Belmont Behavioral Health Northeast (BNE)
    10360 Drummond Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
    215-632-6400 
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  • Questions? Call Us:

    1.800.220.4357

    Accreditation & Partnerships



    Belmont Behavioral Health Seal

    Joint commission gold seal


    Licenses

    • Department of Health (DOH)
    • Department of Public Welfare (DPW)
    • Division of Drug and Alcohol Program Licensure (DDAPL)
    • Bureau of Drug and Alcohol (BDAP)

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