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Crisis in Mental Health, Substance Use or Suicidal Thoughts

All ages who are in crisis experiencing a mental health or substance use emergency and require emergency care. Hospital Emergency Room  DIAL 911 or Walk-in at Closest Hospital 24/365   Mercycare.org   Unitypoint.org/cedarrapids   What To Expect Emergency care. Criteria for admission on an inpatient mental health unit is a that an individual is a… Read more →

Counseling by Phone, Chat or Text for People Needing To Talk

All ages who are depressed, despairing, going through a hard time, or just need to talk. FOUNDATION 2   Crisis Line 319-362-2174 or 800-332-4224 anywhere in Iowa (Available 24/365)   Text 800-332-4224 (Monday to Friday 9am – 3pm)   Live Chat Foundation2.org (Available 24/365)  Foundation2.org   What To Expect Trained specialists who will listen and support… Read more →

Issues with Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling, Suicidal Thoughts, and Mental Health

All ages seeking counseling for alcohol, drugs, gambling, suicidal thoughts, and mental health concerns. Your Life Iowa   Crisis Line 855-581-8111 (Available 24/365)   Text 855-895-8398   Live Chat Yourlifeiowa.org (Click chat button)   24/365   Yourlifeiowa.org   What To Expect Speak with a person who will listen and offer immediate support through crisis counseling,… Read more →

Non-Life-Threatening Mental Health or Substance Use Crisis

All ages who are experiencing a mental health crisis.  Foundation 2 Mobile Crisis Outreach   319-362-2174    24/7   www.Foundation2.org What To Expect A team will respond to your location within an hour and provide assessment and counseling.   Mental Health Access Center   319-892-5612 or Walk-in   7 days per week 8:00 am –… Read more →

Same Day Mental Health Assessment for Non-Life-Threatening Conditions

All ages seeking mental health or substance use services. ABBE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH   319-398-3562 to inquire about walk-in hours   Monday – Wednesday 8:30 am – 2:30 pm       Thursday – Friday 8:30 am – 10:30 am   Abbehealth.org What To Expect Walk-in assessment by a licensed professional.

Domestic Violence

All ages of survivors of violent crimes seeking guidance and advocacy for domestic violence. WayPoint   319-531-7089   24/365   Waypointservices.org   What To Expect Support and guidance for survivors of domestic violence

Peer Warm Line for Non-Crisis Mental Health or Substance Use Struggles

Adults experiencing a mental health or substance use struggle seeking a peer run, non-crisis resource. Abbe Center for Community Mental Health   844-775-WARM (9276)   24/365   Abbehealth.org   What To Expect Confidential listening line with people who have been through a similar journey.

Grief Support

Adults needing grief care. Cedar Memorial   319-393-8000   24/365   Cedarmemorial.com   What To Expect Short- and long-term support for those who have experienced loss.

Other Community Resources for Food, Housing, Medication, etc.

EMERGENCY SHELTER   Call 211   TOGETHER WE CARE Help for individuals to find assistance with food, housing, transportation, employment, and more.  TogetherWeCare.UnityPoint.org   Linn County Public Health Comprehensive list of services available in the area. Information is updated annually  https://www.linncountyiowa.gov/130/Community-Resources

Who is responsible for oversight and administration of the MedQuarter?

The Cedar Rapids MedQuarter is a self-supported municipal improvement district (SSMID) and it is governed by a commission that is appointed by the mayor and City Council. Learn more about the MedQuarter SSMID Commission here.