Linn County Mental Health Access Center now offers a 24-hour sobering unit and takes direct referrals from law enforcement. Both will further alleviate unnecessary visits to emergency rooms and overcrowded jails.
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Erin Foster, Linn County Mental Health Access Center director, says, “This is a no-judgment place where we understand the wide spectrum of crisis and are prepared to assist in any way that we can. We have some of the best organizations and people working here who know so much about how to navigate this difficult system.”
Throughout the course of the pandemic, Iowans have experienced more anxiety, depression and negative effects on their mental health. Local providers are working to help residents address those conditions through free services. Without it, the loss and stress and disconnect could have “a cumulative effect” on their overall well-being.
Community Jun. 18, 2021 12:07 pm
NAMI Linn County, local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer the NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the first and third Monday of the month.