Blair County

Altoona Behavioral Health

Outside of the Altoona Behavioral Health Building

Primary Health Network’s Altoona Behavioral Health opened in January 2010 and offers behavioral health, psychiatry, and telepsychiatry services. It also serves as the outpatient behavioral health provider for UPMC Altoona Hospital.

COVID-19 Safety

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed under the FAQs section of our COVID-19 Patient Guide, we ask that you please call us prior to entering the site for further assessment.

If you feel that you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. If you feel you are experiencing a psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK.


620 Howard Ave. Altoona, PA 16601 Directions


  • Monday 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 7:45 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday 7:45 am - 5:00 pm

Providers at this Location

Deborah Askey PMHNP

Specialty Behavioral Health

Jessica Cherry PMHNP

Specialty Behavioral Health

Zachary Doyle LPC

Specialty Behavioral Health

Alicia Gaudlip PMHNP

Specialty Behavioral Health

Sue Ellen Grego LCSW

Specialty Behavioral Health

George Hromnak MD

Specialty Psychiatry

Lauren McKinney LCSW

Specialty Behavioral Health

Donna Reeves CRNP

Specialty Behavioral Health

Chelsea Wade LCSW

Specialty Behavioral Health

Igor Yampolsky MD

Specialty Psychiatry

Travel Assistance

As an added benefit for our patients, we offer free transportation to various PHN locations.

COVID-19 Precautions

The Primary Health Network is dedicated to educating our communities about COVID-19 and protecting them from it. Learn more about the latest COVID-19 information, including testing, vaccines, and treatment.

Appointment Prep

As our patient, you are the heart of our home. Learn how to better prepare for and make the most of your appointment.

Sliding Scale

We offer a sliding fee discount to all income-eligible underinsured or uninsured patients.

Accepted Insurances

Primary Health Network participates in most insurance plans including, but not limited to, Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP. 

Pharmacy Access

PHN contracts with local pharmacies to provide our patients’ access to knowledgeable professionals and individualized services customized to their needs so they can have the best possible experience when filling their prescriptions.

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