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Washington County Mental Health Resource Guide
This guide contains essential mental health care resources for those living in Washington County, IA including crisis services, mental health care providers, drug & alcohol services, and violence prevention.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Iowa offers a free mental health resource referral service for all Iowans. Resources can be found by following the link above or by calling (515) 254-0417 or 1-800-950-6264. Phone lines are open Monday- Friday 8:30-4:30.
Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS)
The Iowa Department of Human Services contains a wealth of information and resources. This includes information on healthcare, family services, financial assistance, mental health and disability services, disaster services, and the safe haven initiative. There are also links for applying for assistance and reporting abuse or fraud.
Iowa Legal Aid
Iowa Legal Aid is a nonprofit organization providing critical legal assistance to low-income and vulnerable Iowans who have nowhere else to turn.
Along with volunteer lawyers throughout the state, Iowa Legal Aid helps the legal system work for those who cannot afford help with legal issues.
Iowa/Nebraska 211 Resources
Iowa/Nebraska 211 is a resource that offers assistance in connecting you any help may be needed including, food, clothing, shelter resources, physical and mental health, employment supports, support for older Americans and those with disabilities, and support for children, youth, and families.
Suicide Prevention Lifelines
The above link provides a listing of Iowa-based suicide hotlines. If you feel that you are in danger of harming yourself or others, call 9-1-1.
Johnson County Crisis Line:
Davenport- Genesis Crisis Line (Scott, Muscatine, & Clinton Counties)
National Suicide Hotlines:
Veterans Crisis Line:
1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
National Mental Health Website
Mental-Health.gov is a great resource for learning about mental health issues and care. There are helpful articles that cover a wide range of topics. There is also a useful Consumer Guide that can help you learn how to make the most of your mental health and substance use disorder benefits.