Resources - Mental Health

This information on mental health is provided by the Fairfield / Jefferson County Mental Health Alliance.

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Crisis Contact Information

  • Dial 911 to activate emergency procedures in Jefferson County.

  • Jefferson County Health Center

    Hospital emergency department walk-ins
    2000 South Main St
    Fairfield, IA 52556
    (641) 472-4111

  • Foundation2 Crisis Line

    (800) 332-4224
    An Iowa-based 24/7 full-service crisis counseling hotline

  • Crisis Text Line

    Text "Listen" to 741741
    Provides prompt 24/7 counseling, resources, and emotional support from trained professionals for any type of crisis.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

    No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you'll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

Local Mental Health Contact Information

  • Group Practices

    • Ardent Center

      503 E Jefferson Ave
      Fairfiield, IA 52556 (641) 233-8273
      www.ardentcenter.com

      • Couples, families, individuals
      • Trauma, anxiety, depression
    • First Resources
      2200 W Jefferson, Suite A
      (641) 472-4106

      • Psychotherapy and counseling for adults & children, individuals & families
    • Optimae / Life Solutions Behavioral Health
      301 W Burlington Ave
      (641) 472-5771
      www.optimaelifeservices.com

      • Psychiatry
      • Individual, group, & family therapy
      • Children's mental health waiver
      • Urgent care office appointments, available to all county residents, for uninsured and insured
      • Crisis assessments at Jefferson County Health Center, available to all county residents, for uninsured and insured
      • Life Services Wellness and Recovery Center (offering many groups open to all at no charge)
      • Wellness recovery action planning
      • Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation
      • Peer Support
      • Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) for children and their families
  • Independent Practices

    • Douglas J Buttikofer, LMHC
      200 W Lowe Ave, Suite 108
      Fairfield, Iowa 52556
      (641) 919-0647

    • John Edgette, PsyD
      (917) 919-0647 (Private Practice)
      (888) 870-1775 (Ardent Center)

    • Sally Henderson, PhD, LMFT
      Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
      (641) 472-7315

    • Timothy D Lantz, LMHC
      205 N B St
      Fairfield, Iowa 52556
      (641) 243-8300

    • Patrick Pomfrey, PsyD
      60 ½ E Burlington Ave
      Fairfield, Iowa 52556
      (641) 455-9505

    • Becky Schmitz, LISW
      200 W. Lowe St, Suite 108
      Fairfield, Iowa 52556
      (641) 243-8299

    • Brian Simmons, LISW, IADC
      Iowa Counseling Services
      109 S Main St
      Fairfield, Iowa 52556
      (641) 919-4004
      brian@iowacounselingservices.com



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