Great River Behavioral Health Center

Addiction Services

Treatment for individuals and families suffering from the addictive behaviors of alcohol and other drug abuse is offered through Addiction Services. The center provides outpatient professional counseling, aftercare, intervention, OWI evaluations and educational treatment.

Hours of operation: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. After 4 p.m. by appointment only. Friday, 9 a.m. to noon.
Location: Great River Mental Health, Mercy Plaza, Suite 251
Telephone: (319) 768-3725

Psychiatric Care Unit

Visiting Hours: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. weekdays; 2 to 4 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. weekends and holidays. No visitors under 14 allowed.
Location: First Level, main hospital
Telephone: (319) 768-4675

The treatment team on the eight-bed Psychiatric Unit helps patients develop healthy lifestyles and coping skills. The team's multidisciplinary approach is essential to the patient's recovery.



Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Location: Mercy Plaza, Suite 252, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington, IA 52655
Telephone: (319) 768-3700

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Great River Mental Health Care Associates offers psychiatric evaluation and treatment of the biological and psychosocial aspects of psychiatric disorders including:

  • Individual counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Marital therapy
  • Substance-abuse therapy
  • Services for those suffering from psychotic, affective personality or anxiety disorders

Medical staff

Frank Jones, M.D.
Francis Sanchez, M.D.
Gary Szymula, Ph.D.
Melanie Akalal, M.D.


OWI Class Information