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Friends Hospital celebrates Oktoberfest!  Staff enjoyed a traditional meal of potato pancakes, pretzels, bratwurst, sauerkraut, strudel,  rootbeer music and FUN!

A Tribute to Anna (Patty Duke) Pearce

Actress Patty Duke was a tireless advocate for the rights of individuals living with mental illnesses. From her diagnosis in the 1980’s with (what was then referred to as) manic depression, Patty Duke never attempted … read more

The DAISY Award Comes to Friends!

PHILADELPHIA, PA—May 10, 2016—This week, Friends Hospital, the nation’s oldest private psychiatric hospital, officially launched The DAISY Award as part of its celebration of National Nurses Week (May 6-12, 2016) and Hospital Week (May 8-14, … read more