Crisis Services 




If specialized response and resolution is required to meet a person’s need, the Sioux Rivers Regional MHDS has several options. At Mercy Medical, Unity Point and Cherokee MHI, staff are trained to mitigate crisis situations, are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Community Mental Health Centers have trained mental health professionals available by phone 24 hours per day, as well as walk in during business hours. The primary goals of these agencies are crisis assessment, resolution, and screening for inpatient hospitalization.


During normal office hours, emergency service shall be available from the designated local Mental Health Center clinical professionals and paraprofessionals. At all other times, emergency services shall be arranged via telephone or face-to-face intervention when needed with an on-call paraprofessional. Outside of regular business hours, the Mental Health Center maintains a recorded message which provides instructions and phone numbers of on-call staff, as follows:




Plymouth County:        

Plains Area Mental Health Center                   (888) 546-0730


Sioux County:              

Creative Living Center                                       (800) 345-9724


Lyon County:      

Creative Living Center                                       (800) 345-9724



YourLifeIowa Crisis Line

(855) 581-8111

Sioux Rivers Regional Assessment & Stabilization Center

4038 Division Street, Sioux City, IA 51104

Phone:  712-560-7996


Sioux Rivers Regional Assessment & Stabilization Center is two programs in one convenient location; available to Woodbury, Sioux and Plymouth County residents.   The Center is staffed by a team of professionals available 24/7 to individuals experiencing an increase in the severity of their mental health symptoms.  This is a warm, inviting place for individuals to stabilize and return to the community.

  • Individuals are served on a voluntary basis.  Referrals are accepted from law enforcement, outside providers, family and by one's self. 

  • An individual must meet admission requirements before they are accepted into the program.

  • For referrral forms, contact the Sioux Rivers Regional Assessment & Stabilization Center.

This program is made possible by Sioux Rivers Region in collaboration with Siouxland Mental Heath Center to benefit

Lyon, Sioux & Plymouth County residents.

Copyright 2015, Sioux Rivers Regional Mental Health & Disabilities Services