Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - For Referring Physicians

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - For Referring Physicians

Learn how to refer patients to Pediatric Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Penn State Children’s Hospital.

Refer a patient

By calling any of our telephone numbers below.

Referral Process for PPI

Penn State Children's Hospital and its clinical partner, Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI), are pleased to work with you to care for your patients. 

Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute

  • To make a referral for inpatient or Partial Health Program, please call the Admissions Department at 717-782-6493 or 866-746-2496
  • For a referral to our outpatient services, call 717-782-6493
  • For our Partial Hospital Program, call 717-782-6493

We’re happy to speak with primary care physicians at any time to discuss a child’s potential problems and schedule an office or hospital evaluation as needed.

Penn State Children's Hospital

You can use the links below to find and share contact information with your patients.

  • Find a Physician
  • Find a Practice
  • For providers in the Penn State Health system, all services can be requested ordered electronically through Powerchart.

For providers outside of the system, please call 717-531-8338.  

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