Mobile Crisis provides free mental health crisis services in Louisa, Washington, Keokuk, and Jefferson Counties. Call 1-833-854-7613 to have Mobile Crisis Response dispatched in Southeast Iowa to your home or any place in your community you feel comfortable meeting.
The Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.
This hotline is staffed 9am-5pm (Eastern) in order to assist farmers with a variety of questions and concerns including (but not limited to), crisis assistance,financial counseling, and legal help.
Phone: Call 1-855-325-4296 and you’ll be connected to a trained crisis counselor. They will listen, help you explore your feelings,work with you to create a safety plan if you think it would be helpful, and connect you with resources as needed.
Chat: Go to IowaCrisisChat.org and click “Chat Now.” (If you’re chatting between the hours of 2am-9am central you will be redirected to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline crisis chat platform. This platform usually has along wait. Please call 1-855-325-4296 for immediate help.) You will fill out a survey that helps us learn more about you and how you’re feeling. You will be connected with a trained crisis counselor in a private chat where they will listen, help you explore your feelings, work with you to create a safety plan if you think it would be helpful, and connect you with resources as needed. After you’ve completed the chat session, there is a follow-up survey that gives us important data to measure our counselors’ effectiveness.
Text: Text anything to 1-855-325-4296. A trained crisis counselor will text you back and listen, help you explore your feelings, work with you to create a safety plan if you think it would be helpful, and connect you with resources as needed.
The Warm Line is available 5pm-10pm all week long. It is a peer run, telephone based, non-crisis, confidential, listening line for anyone struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues. The Warm Line is staffed by people who have been through a similar journey and are in recovery themselves.
Peer Drop-in Centers function as a safe space for people dealing with various mental health-related symptoms together, find respite, seek encouragement, and discover resources to help manage what they’re going through.
● First Resources
○ 615 S. Jefferson, Sigourney, IA, open Tuesday and Thursday 10a-2p
○ 114 W. 2nd St, Washington, IA, open M-F 8a-4:30p
○ 211 W Monroe, Mt. Pleasant, IA, open M-F 8a-4:30p
● Fairfield Recovery and Resource Center
○ 301 ½ W Burlington, Fairfield, IA, open M-F 9a-5p
● Optimae Life Service Wellness and Recovery Center
○ 910 Cottonwood Ct, Burlington, IA, open M-F 9a-5p
Several organizations and agencies within Southeast Iowa provide counseling for substance abuse and addiction.
● Alcohol and Drug Dependency Services (ADDS)
○ Wapello, IA (319) 523-8436
○ Mt. Pleasant, IA (319) 385-2216
○ Burlington, IA (319) 753-6567
○ Keokuk, IA (319)524-4397
● Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Center
○ Fairfield, IA (641) 472-5834
1st Five is a public-private partnership bridging primary care and public health services in Iowa. The 1st Five model supports health providers in the earlier detection of social-emotional and developmental delays and family risk-related factors in children birth to 5 and coordinates referrals, interventions and follow-up.
● Keokuk County (641) 682-8784
● Louis County (563) 264-9146
● Washington, Henry County(319) 653-7758 ext. 105
● Jefferson, Van Buren, Lee, Des Moines County (319) 372-5225
● Young House Family Services Toll Free: 844-870-8046
○ With several locations in Southeast Iowa,Young House offers a variety of services to youth and their families whether through therapy or substance abuse counseling.