Your mental health is just as important as your physical well-being. It affects how you think, feel and act. Severe mental illness can have real physical symptoms and make daily life difficult. With good mental health, it is easier to deal with stress, relate to others and make choices.
Taking care of your mental health is very important at every stage of life. Our highly qualified behavioral health staff are ready to meet your mental health needs. Providers are available at two of our locations to address many mental health problems, including:
Our behavioral health providers work closely with our primary care provider who make referrals. Unfortunately, many things can make our mental health a struggle. Even people who have good emotional health can sometimes have problems. Mental illness sometimes has a physical cause that can be treated. Stress and problems with family, work or school can sometimes trigger mental illness too.
We are here to help, call 319.730.7300 to make a behavioral health appointment.
It’s important to know when to seek help from a physician or a counselor. Left untreated, mental illnesses can affect your thinking, mood, and activities.
If you think you or someone you love may be suffering, take a look at these warning signs on the American Psychiatric Association’s website. One or two symptoms may not mean that you have a mental illness, but it never hurts to ask.
If you are thinking about suicide or think that a loved one may be, seek help immediately. The local crisis hotline, provided by our local community partners at Foundation 2 is available to help 24/7. The Foundation 2 Crisis Hotline can be reached at 1-800-332-4224 or 319-362-2174.