Kensington Hospital

Rating: 3.6   (5)

Treatment approach

  • Cognitive/behavioral therapy
  • Rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • Substance abuse counseling approach
  • Trauma-related counseling

Treatment Options

  • General Hospital(including VA hospital)
  • Outpatient
  • Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or vivitrol
  • Regular outpatient treatment


  • Smoking not permitted


  • Spanish


  • Adult men
  • Adult women


  • Female
  • Male


  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug Addiction
  • Intervention center
  • Medical Detox
  • Substance Abuse

Areas of Specialization

  • All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program
  • Brief intervention approach
  • Clients referred from the court/judicial system
  • Contingency management/motivational incentive
  • Family Addiction Counseling
  • Group counseling offered
  • Individual counseling offered
  • Marital/couples counseling offered
  • Methadone
  • Methadone clients only
  • Methadone Maintenance
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
  • Relapse Prevention
  • SAMHSA-certified Opioid Treatment Program

Payment Options

  • American Express
  • Cash or self-payment
  • Check
  • Federal or any government funding for substance abuse programs
  • Mastercard
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid
  • Visa

Accepted Insurances

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare


Kensington Hospital is an alcohol and drug addiction treatment facility that is located at 136 West Diamond Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Treating substance abuse involves multiple stages of treatment through a recovery program such as that offered by Kensington Hospital. This can include group counseling, individual counseling, outpatient treatment, inpatient treatment, and medically assisted detox, among many others. Treatment programs are based on the individual themselves and are constructed to suit each patient individually. Just as every person is unique, so should treatment programs and that is exactly what patients will receive at Kensington Hospital.

If addicts do not obtain the right type of support and guidance, they may find treatment to be very difficult as the thought of sobriety can seem so far-fetched. At Kensington Hospital, professional counseling and guidance are provided to all patients aged Adult men, Adult women, giving them the strength needed in order to obtain a life that is free of drug and alcohol addiction. By altering the patient's outlook on life through addiction treatment, they will be able to stay positive throughout the duration of rehab.

The staff members at Kensington Hospital have a mission and that is to give patients effective and quality addiction treatment so that long-lasting sobriety can be obtained. The path to a positive future starts on a positive foot and that begins at Kensington Hospital. Confronting addiction is a difficult thing to do, but it is the most important step in the recovery process. Through professional counseling during the patient's time in treatment, patients will learn coping skills and trigger management which is imperative to the success of maintaining sobriety.

Maintaining sobriety on one's own is extremely difficult, especially when the addict has tried to go 'cold turkey' on their own. This is because it requires medically-assisted detox in order to properly and safely wean the body off of the substance of abuse. This way the body does not go through sudden withdrawal nor experience harsh side effects. Kensington Hospital can provide patients with all of the necessary tools, treatments, and resources so that patients have every opportunity to succeed in recovery.

Getting treatment is the best option when seeking a life that is free of substance abuse. Get the help required now and start living the best life possible. Contact Kensington Hospital by visiting now.

Contact Details

+1(215) 426-8100
136 West Diamond StreetPhiladelphiaPennsylvania  19122

Google Reviews

  4.0   1 year ago

My daughter had a Dental Emergency and the Professional ladies in the front desk, at Kensington Hospital were Great! Broke everything down my daughter was able to get seen as a walk in at 9:00am...the fees were lower then all the other Dental Clinics fees, we called:( Kensington Hospital has been around for ever!!!! It’s not the Greatest looking BUT THE STAFF IS LIKE FAMILY TO OLD AND NEW PATIENTS:)❤️They are located in a multi Racial Community and yes you might experience broken English from some of the staff BUT THEY ARE VERY HELPFUL AND THEY MAKE SURE ALL RESOURCES INFORMATION ARE AVAILABLE TO THE PATIENT👍🏼Thank God for Facilities like Kensington Hospital🙌🏻 Kensington Hospital Care about their Patients and that alone makes the Patient feel at ease, like you are in the right place👍🏼 Continue the Great work Guys❤️

  4.0   1 year ago

If you need this and want to stay clean this place is a good place to be

  3.0   1 year ago

It did it's job of being just a straight-up Kensington detox from dope. No frills...come in get your methadone..sleep and switch channels between "Ancient Aliens" and Law and Order...give away half your cigs...whatever. if you were there like me under a PA welfare health plan , and this is just my opinion, you got/get reprieve from the horror of opiate withdrawl..FOR FREE...I LOVED IT CAUSE THEY LEFT ME ALONE AND LET ME JUST SLEEP..FOR FOUR yeah it was old and ugly and stuff wa's falling apart but it did it's advertisedone gimmicks..and no B.S

  4.0   3 years ago

I've been there once for detox. Very broken English they are by the book so if you ask for extra care they most likely won't do it. And anyone know the hours for the detox for impatient?

  5.0   3 years ago

My doctor is a great doctor its just a long ass wait to see him and some times when u call the office no one picks up the phone

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