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Mental Health Institute

The Cherokee Mental Health Institute (MHI) is a state of Iowa psychiatric facility, operating under the Department of Human Services. The institute provides psychiatric inpatient and outpatient services. Forty-one counties in northwest Iowa are served for adult patients and fifty-five counties for children and adolescents.

The MHI is proud of its campus, The Cherokee Human Resource Center offers patients, as well as the Cherokee community, access to a hiking trail and nature study. In addition to the MHI, the campus is also home to other agencies including Synergy (Chemical Dependency) Center, The Boys' and Girls' Home, the YES (Youth Emergency Services) Center, Job Service of Iowa, Vocational Rehabilitation, Juvenile Court Services, and the Ecumenical Institute.

Location: 1251 West Cedar Loop, Cherokee Iowa 51012 Telephone 712-225-2594

(Storm Lake) Buena Vista Regional Medical Center
(Ida Grove) Horn Memorial Hospital
(Sac City) Loring Hospital
(Cherokee) Mental Health Institute
(Sioux City) Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City
(Orange City) Orange City Municipal Hospital

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