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Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

Working with individuals and families to help Philadelphians live healthy, self-determined lives.

Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

What we do

The Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) works with the Philadelphia School District, child welfare and judicial systems, and with families and communities to provide care and services for:

  • People with mental illness.
  • People struggling with addictions.
  • People with intellectual disabilities.

We embrace a vision of recovery, resilience, and self-determination through a model of care that is directed by the person in recovery. In this model, professional treatment, along with family, individual, and other resources, allows people to manage their own conditions and build their own recovery resources.

We also help people with intellectual disabilities live self-determined lives in their communities by providing quality support and services.

Connect

Address
1101 Market St.
Suite 700
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Email dbhidscommunications@phila.gov

Looking for more information?

You can find the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services' full content on our separate website.

Leadership

Jill Bowen, Ph.D.
Commissioner

Dr. Jill Bowen serves as Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS).

She is responsible for overseeing the $1 billion healthcare agency comprised of six unique divisions: Administration and Finance; Planning and Innovation; Community Behavioral Health; Intellectual disAbility Services; Behavioral Health; and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer.

Dr. Bowen has more than 30 years of experience in behavioral health services and management.

Staff

Name Job title Phone #
Donna E.M. Bailey Chief Operating Officer, Community Behavioral Health
(215) 686-5202
Andrea L. Brooks Senior Special Adviser to the Commissioner
(215) 685-5547
Kleckner J. Charles Director, Division of Intellectual disAbility Services
Nicole Connell Chief of Staff
(215) 685-4742
Faith Dyson-Washington, Ph.D. Chief Executive Officer, Community Behavioral Health
(215) 413-7697
George Hanson Chief People Officer
(215) 685-5419
Roland Lamb Deputy Commissioner, Strategic Planning Innovation Division
(215) 685-5425
Joe Lowry Chief Financial Officer
(215) 685-2497
Odysseus Marcopolus Chief Digital Officer
(215) 685-5486
Jeffrey Orlin Administrative Services Director
(215) 685-5911
Sosunmolu Shoyinka Chief Medical Officer
(215) 685-5521
Chris Tjoa, M.D. Chief Medical Officer, Community Behavioral Health
(267) 602-2004
Sandy Vasko Director, Behavioral Health Division
(215) 685-5525
H. Jean Wright II, Psy.D. Director, Behavioral Health and Justice Division
(215) 546-0300
Charlotte Wroton Associate Director, Intellectual disAbility Services, DBHIDS
(215) 685-5969
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