Behavioral Health Urgent Care
Des Moines Walk-In Mental Health Clinic
If you're experiencing a mental health crisis, UnityPoint Health – Behavioral Health Urgent Care is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and is located at 1250 East 9th Street in Des Moines.
The new behavioral health urgent care clinic in central Iowa provides services to individuals who are needing mental health services, psychiatric evaluation and assessment, addiction medicine, crisis services and community resources. Both pediatric and adult patients can be seen at Urgent Care. Patients under 18 years of age must have a parent or guardian with them.
Patients are advised to utilize the Emergency Room instead of the Urgent Care Clinic if they are needing immediate medical attention (i.e. open or fresh wounds), are a minor who does not have a guardian to sign a consent to treat, demonstrating aggressive behavior or having a crisis outside of the hours listed above.
If you or a loved one are considering taking actions related to ending one's own life, exhibit behaviors or actions that could lead to self-harm, overdose, or danger to yourself or others, this is considered an emergency. Please dial 9-1-1.