Once You Arrive
Mon - Thurs 8am - 7pm | Fri 8am - 5pm
At Summit Behavioral Health, we offer wide-variety services and treatment options for anyone who is experiencing mental health and substance use challenges. We believe that the best chance of recovery is through supportive and individualized treatment. The following therapies and treatments are offered for children & adults during day and evening hours:
- Couples Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Individual Therapy
- Medication Management
- Older Adult Services
- Play Therapy
- Treatment of Eating Disorders
- Diagnostic Evaluations
A referral is required by a family physician. Please complete and bring with you one of the following new patient packets:
For Emergency Crisis
Your Care Team
Our treatment team consists of the following:
- Licensed Clinical Social Workers
- Licensed Professional Counselors
- Nursing Staff - Certified Mental Health Registered
- Health Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical
- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
The behavioral health service is licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Office of Mental Health, and is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
Support for Families
Family support and education meetings can be arranged with your therapist. You can also contact the National Organization of the Alliance of the Mentally Ill, a support system that deals with mental health issues, at 1-800-223-0500.
It is important that you come for treatment at your scheduled appointment times. If you must cancel an appointment in the event of an emergency or bad weather, or to reschedule an appointment - please call us at (717) 267-7480 within 24 hours (if possible). If the office is closed, please leave a message including your name, appointment time, and treatment provider.
If you miss two appointments, you will receive a letter asking you to call the office to reschedule within a time period. If the time period elapses or you miss a third appointment, you may not be allowed to receive our services any longer.
For weather-related closings and delays, please visit the closings and delays notification page.
- Copays are due at the time of service
- There may be a fee for letters and forms
- There will be a fee for court evaluations and/or court appearances
- Please request refills at your appointment
- If refills are requested at times other than your appointment, 48 business hours of notice is required - a fee may be charged
The staff will follow the guidelines set forth in Chapter 5100 of the Mental Health Procedures Act of Pennsylvania concerning confidentiality. Information
about clients will not be released without their permission. Staff will follow all state and federal confidentiality regulations including information sharing in emergency situations.
Grievance and Appeal Procedure
Please address your concerns directly to your treatment provider. If you wish to make your complaint formal, obtain a patient concern form from any staff member, complete, and return. Your request will receive a response within 48 business hours. For unresolved issues or concerns, please contact the office at (717) 267-7480 and ask for a manager.
Bill of Rights (from Mental Health Procedures Act of Pennsylvania)
You have the right to be treated with dignity and respect. You shall retain all civil rights that have been specifically curtailed by a court of law.
You have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.
You have the right to unrestricted and private communication inside and outside this facility, including the following rights:
- To a peaceful assembly and to join with other patients to organize a body of, or participate in patient government when patient government has been determined feasible by the facility.
- To be assisted by any advocate of your choice in the assertion of your rights, and to see a lawyer in private at any time. A directory of legal and advocacy services in the area is posted on the bulletin boards throughout the unit and is available for your use. You can request a copy from any staff member.
- To make complaints and to have your complaints heard and adjudicated promptly.
- To receive visitors of your own choice at reasonable hours unless your treatment team has determined in advance that a visitor or visitors would seriously interfere with your or others' treatment or welfare.
- To receive and send unopened letters and to have outgoing letters stamped and mailed. Incoming mail may be examined for good reason in your presence for contraband. Contraband means specific property which entails a threat to your health and welfare or the hospital community.
- To have access to a telephone designated for patient use.
- You have the right to practice the religion of your choice or abstain from religious practices.
- You have the right to keep and to use personal possessions; unless it has been determined that specific personal property is contraband. The reasons for imposing any limitation and its scope must be clearly defined, recorded and explained to you. You have the right to sell any personal article you made and to keep the proceeds from its sale.
- You have the right to handle your personal affairs, including making contracts, holding a driver's license or professional license, marrying, or obtaining a divorce and writing a will.
- You have the right to participate in the development and review of your treatment plan.
- You have the right to receive treatment in the least restrictive setting within the facility necessary to accomplish the treatment goals.
- You have the right to be discharged from the facility as soon as you no longer need care and treatment.
- You have the right not to be subjected to harsh or unusual treatment.
- If you have been involuntarily committed in accordance with civil court proceedings, and you are not receiving treatment, and you are not dangerous to yourself or others, and you can survive safely in the community, you have the right to be discharged from the facility.
- You have the right to be paid for any work you do which benefits the operation and maintenance of the facility in accordance with existing federal wage and hour regulations.
In accordance with applicable federal and state civil rights laws and regulatory requirements, you, as a client of this agency, have the right:
- To receive services at this facility, and be referred for services at other facilities, without regard to your race, color, religious creed, disability, national origin, age, or sex.
- Services will be made accessible to persons with disabilities. Methods available include, but are not limited to, equipment redesign, the provision of aids, and the use of alternative service delivery locations. Structural modifications will be considered only as a last resort among available methods.
- To file a complaint of discrimination, if you feel you have been discriminated against, on the basis of your race, color, religious creed, disability, national origin, age, or sex.
- Complaints of discrimination may be filed with any of the following:
Chambersburg Hospital, 112 North Seventh Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Equal Opportunity, Rm. 223, Health and Welfare Building, P.O. Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA 17105
Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Region III, 150 South Independence Mall West, Suite 372, Public Ledger Building, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Riverfront Office Center, 1101–1125 South Front Street, 5th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17104
- Parking: A parking lot is available at our building
- Service Animals: Summit Health allows service animals inside its facilities
- Smoking: Smoking/vaping is prohibited at all Summit Health facilities
- Telephones: A phone is available in the waiting room for local calls
- Weapons: Weapons are not allowed on our property