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The Behavioral Health Unit at Mercy Medical Center is a 20-bed, secured unit that serves patients 18 years and older with a mental health and/or chemical dependency diagnosis. The focus of the Behavioral Health Unit is crisis stabilization.
For mental health crisis management 24 hours/day, seven days/week, call our Access Line at (319) 398-6476.
Or, call the Community Crisis Line at Foundation 2 at (319) 362-2174 or (800) 332-4224.
The purpose of the crisis stabilization program is to provide a safe and welcoming environment for patients and their families in mental health and/or chemical dependency crisis in order to promote a short-term resolution to the patient's crisis state, and assist the patient in gaining skills and insight to prevent future crisis.
Our vision is to be a place where hope begins for patients in mental health and/or chemical dependency crisis. We do this through:
You can reach Mercy's Behavioral Health Unit at (319) 398-6553 or by contacting the Access Nurse at (319) 398-6476.