Behavioral Health Center

Make an appointment today at the Amery Behavioral Health CenterAmery Hospital & Clinic's (AHC) Behavioral Health Center has many services available to assist you in maintaining your overall health. Our center focuses on your mental health, which is described as a psychological state of well-being, characterized by continuing personal growth, a sense of purpose in life, self-acceptance, and positive relations with others.

For information about these services:

Programs for Change

We understand these frustrating and confusing issues. Programs for Change will assess the whole person and identify when alcohol or substance use has become a dependency. We offer compassionate and non-judgmental guidance to help people break free and live the life they’ve always intended. And we offer access to a wide range of specialty medical care available to program participants. Learn more about alcohol and substance abuse recovery.

Additional information and resources

Beating the Blues (
Behavioral Health blog
Eating Disorders - Melrose Center (Treatment, support and healing options for men, women and children)
Make it OK  (Take the pledge and stop mental health stigma)
Programs for change (Chemical and substance abuse recovery services)
HealthPartners behavioral health services
Regions Hospital mental health services

Download the BHC Services brochure
Download the Inpatient Short-Stay Program brochure
Download the SOP brochure
Download the SOP handout

To find out more about mental health services throughout Polk County, please visit the Mental Health Task Force of Polk County website: This site also provides a listing of all mental health services providers throughout Polk County.

More on mental health: NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Health

Professional Resources:

Inpatient Admission Criteria handout
Quick Referral Checklist for Nursing Homes
Referral Checklist for Hospitals & ER