LECOM Institute for
Behavioral Health

LECOM Institute for Behavioral Health

July 21, 2022
Dear valued patients,
Please be advised that our LECOM Institute for Behavioral Health office has been experiencing telephone issues outside of our control. Your questions and care are important to us. In an effort to help you better reach our offices, we want to share options for contacting us.
 
Questions about care or scheduling:
(814) 454-3174
(814) 636-8807
 
If your message is not urgent, please leave us a voice message, and we will return your call as soon as possible.
 
Medication refills or prior authorizations:
Quickly access our designated line at (814) 454-3174, option 1, or ext. 1374. Please allow 72 business hours for all refill requests.
 
Email:
We are also able to receive notification via email if you are having trouble contacting our offices via telephone. Once an email is received, an office representative will call you back within 24-48 business hours. You can reach us via email at info_libh@mch1.org.
 
Emergencies:
Please contact Crisis Services at (814) 456-2014 or visit your nearest emergency room or dial 911 immediately.
 
We apologize for this inconvenience and any frustration this phone issue has caused. Our team is working quickly to resolve the matter. Thank you for your patience.

Welcome to the LECOM Institute for Behavioral Health!

Thank you for choosing us to be part of your health care team. LECOM Institute for Behavioral Health (LIBH) provides compassionate outpatient psychiatric assessment and medication management services to individuals across the lifespan. We look forward to partnering with you to meet your mental health needs.

Your Team

LIBH offers extensive expertise and services for children, adults and seniors designed to meet and exceed expectations in addressing behavioral health challenges. We employ a group of skilled professionals who pride themselves on delivering high-quality treatment and facilitating positive patient experiences. Knowledgeable support staff are available to assist you with questions regarding scheduling, medication refills and to liaison with the psychiatrists.

David Figueroa, DO

Meghan McCarthy, DO

Prianka Sinha, DO

 

David Snow, DO

Belinda Stillman, DO

 

Mark Strazisar, DO

G. Renee Thomas-Clark, DO

 

Collaboration and Coordination of Care

With your consent, we collaborate with other providers/agencies and coordinate care across multiple settings and levels of care to help you achieve your wellness goals. We understand how mental health affects physical health and we collaborate with primary care providers to ensure the needs of the whole person are addressed.

Locations & Hours of Operation

LECOM Institute for Behavioral Health services are available by appointment at the following locations and times:

537 West 18th Street, Erie PA 16502
(814) 636-8807

Monday ………. 8am – 5pm
Tuesday ………. 8am – 5pm
Wednesday ….. 9am – 5pm
Thursday ……… 9am – 5pm
Friday …………. 8am – 5pm

4740 Peach Street, Erie PA 16509
(814) 454-3174

Monday ………. 8am – 5pm
Tuesday ………. 8am – 5pm
Wednesday ….. 9am – 5pm
Thursday ……… 9am – 6pm
Friday …………. 8am – 5pm

After Hours Services
If you need emergency mental health services after regular office hours, contact Crisis Services at (814) 456-2014 and/or to go to the local emergency room for assessment. Life-saving assistance in emergency situations can be obtained from the Fire Department, Police Department, or Emergency Medical Services by dialing 911.
For needs that are less urgent, call your provider’s office during regular office hours for assistance.

Insurance and Billing

We participate with most major insurance carriers and managed healthcare plans. We also accept cash-paying patients. Please call to discuss your particular situation if you change insurance carriers or have questions about participation. If your plan requires a referral, obtain the referral prior to your first appointment. Any required payments or co-payments are due at the time of your visit. We accept cash, personal checks, and most major credit cards. If you are not prepared at the time of your visit, you will be billed for your co-payment. Should you have billing questions, you can speak to our Billing Specialist by calling our main line at 814-454-3174 and selecting extension 1350.

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