Message From Our CEO


Welcome to Friends Hospital, a quiet refuge for healing.

At Friends Hospital, we are dedicated to excellence and we take pride in our clinical programs and care. We offer services for adolescents, adults and older adults. For over two hundred years, we have been providing acute inpatient psychiatric care for individuals experiencing emotional, behavioral, and substance use problems. This care begins in our Crisis Response Center and Admissions Department and continues throughout the course of hospitalization.

Our staff will be there to help you when the need arises. Our hospital is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, offering confidential assessments to anyone struggling with a mental health and/or substance use issues.

Our commitment is to deliver the highest quality treatment in a secure, therapeutic environment with compassion and respect for all patients and loved ones. We collaborate with our patients every day to earn their trust and provide exceptional care. Our multidisciplinary teams use best practices to provide superior compassionate care that is the heart and core of our mission.

On behalf of Friends Hospital, I hope you find our website informative. We thank you for considering us to provide the care and services that you or your loved one deserves.

Ross Friedman MSW, LSW – Chief Executive Offer

Message From Our CEO

Welcome to Friends Hospital, a quiet refuge for healing.

At Friends Hospital, we are dedicated to excellence and we take pride in our clinical programs and care. We offer services for adolescents, adults and older adults. For over two hundred years, we have been providing acute inpatient psychiatric care for individuals experiencing emotional, behavioral, and substance use problems. This care begins in our Crisis Response Center and Admissions Department and continues throughout the course of hospitalization.

Our staff will be there to help you when the need arises. Our hospital is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, offering confidential assessments to anyone struggling with a mental health and/or substance use issues.

Our commitment is to deliver the highest quality treatment in a secure, therapeutic environment with compassion and respect for all patients and loved ones. We collaborate with our patients every day to earn their trust and provide exceptional care. Our multidisciplinary teams use best practices to provide superior compassionate care that is the heart and core of our mission.

On behalf of Friends Hospital, I hope you find our website informative. We thank you for considering us to provide the care and services that you or your loved one deserves.

Ross Friedman MSW, LSW – Chief Executive Offer

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Help is a Phone Call Away

We’re available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide a confidential mental health assessment for you or your loved one. Call us at 800-889-0548, visit our facility, or message us to get started. In the case of a medical emergency or crisis, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.