Southern Iowa Mental Health Center COVID-19 Update
Southern Iowa Mental Health Center remains open during this period of COVID – 19. We know that taking care of your mental health is extremely important during this time of additional stress. We encourage you to continue with your current treatments.
Our therapists, prescribers and substance abuse counselors remain available for you during this time. Please call our office to schedule your next appointment. Most of our service will be delivered via telehealth, FaceTime or over the phone. Due to Social Distancing guidelines we have changed our delivery options, however the care remains the same. Please call the office if you need a refill on your medications. We encourage you to continue your medications during this time as well.
If you are new to Southern Iowa Mental Health Center, please print the form below (for which office you want to start with), sign and email to: Simhc@SimhcOttumwa.org. Thank you for your patience and stay well!
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Welcome to Southern Iowa Mental Health Center
At Southern Iowa Mental Health Center we believe that recovery from mental illness is not only possible, but happens everyday!
Your journey to recovery starts here!
Getting started with Southern Iowa Mental Health Center is easy! We do not require a referral. We accept most insurance plans including: Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross, United Health Care and others. Please call 641.682.8772 for more information. We want to make it easy for you to get started with your mental health care.
Our staff will help you on your journey of recovery. Visiting Southern Iowa Mental Health Center is the first step in your journey. Our staff can help our patients live to their fullest potential while managing their mental illness. Mental health services are very important and the provider you chose is very important. We take our responsibility for your mental health care very seriously and we are pleased to be your partner.
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