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Behavioral health

Feeling anxious, sad, scared or worried from time to time is normal. But when these feelings don't go away, or when mental health symptoms start affecting your everyday life and relationships, it's time to get help.

Counseling services

Through one-on-one, family and group counseling, individuals of all ages can learn to effectively cope with concerning emotions, thoughts and behaviors. Learn more about our counseling services.

Day treatment services

Our multidisciplinary team of experts provide a variety of intensive day treatment services, including:

  • Addiction day treatment for adults
  • Withdrawal management for adults
  • Mental health day treatment for children and teens
  • Mental health day treatment for adults

Learn more about our day treatment services.

Inpatient psychiatric care

The adult inpatient (hospital) program at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center–Janesville offers 24-hour support, supervision and nursing care to help individuals through a period of unsafe psychiatric behavior.

Hospitalization should be considered if an individual has:

  • Suicidal thoughts with imminent risk
  • Made a suicide attempt
  • Homicidal thoughts with imminent risk
  • Extreme or dangerous anger outbursts
  • An inability to function due to psychiatric problems
  • Acute/significant withdrawal symptoms requiring medical intervention

For more information about inpatient mental health services, call 608.756.6508.

Psychiatric services for adults

Anger, anxiety, mood swings, disruptive behavior and suicidal thoughts are all signs that a person has a psychiatric illness. Our adult psychiatry professionals offer diagnostic evaluation and treatment for a range of psychiatric disorders in adults, including:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar and unipolar affective disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Attentional disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Substance use disorders

To make an appointment, call 608.756.5555.

Psychiatry services for children and teens

Our child and adolescent psychiatry professionals specialize in diagnosing and treating disorders of thinking, feeling and/or behavior affecting children, adolescents and their family.

We provide help for a wide range of mental health services from outpatient day treatment to individual and group therapy for teens and children.

A therapist, or psychiatric nurse practitioner specializing in children and adolescent psychiatry and mental health can diagnose and treat:

  • Anger outbursts
  • Anxiety and panic disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Disruptive behavior
  • Eating disorders
  • Family and relationship difficulties (such as dealing with divorce)
  • Grief and loss
  • Mood swings
  • Poor concentration or attention
  • Poor work or school performance
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Withdrawal from family and friends
  • Substance use

To make an appointment, call 608.756.5555.

Autism services

We offer comprehensive evaluation and treatment for children with a variety of autism spectrum disorders, including intensive, in-home behavioral services to children ages 2-8 and non-intensive services to all children and young adults. Learn more about our autism services.