Avera Medical Group Behavioral Health Yankton
A referral is needed to schedule an appointment with one of our providers. For a free, confidential assessment in Yankton, call 605-655-1232.
At Avera Medical Group Behavioral Health Clinic, located near Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, SD, you and your loved ones will benefit from compassionate, expert care and the ability to schedule outpatient behavioral health and therapy appointments that fit your schedule.
Avera Medical Group Behavioral Health Yankton is a department of Avera Sacred Heart Hospital.
Comprehensive Mental Health Care
No matter your need, you’ll find the level of mental health care that’s best for you – from therapy with a certified counselor to specialized testing – such as psychological evaluations – with a trained psychologist.
Our professionals are experienced in working with people of all ages including:
- Adults (18 years old and above)
Confidential Care for Your Entire Being
In a private, confidential building, we help treat a variety of conditions using evidence-based techniques. Using the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria, our professional assess each patient to ensure a proper level of care. All aspects of treatment (physical, emotional, social, mental and spiritual) are carefully integrated to encourage and promote holistic healing.
Diagnosis, Counseling and Medication Options
From OCD and anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression, to eating disorders—we can help accurately address mental conditions with proper treatment or referrals. Count on our team for counseling referrals or sessions related to grief and loss, relationship or family issues, stress or PTSD, work/life balance and more. Our counseling therapy includes individual, family or group session options.
If you and your provider find that you may benefit from medication, count on our team’s ability to seamlessly and easily refer you to an Avera psychiatrist who can prescribe and manage medications for behavioral health conditions. We offer medication management for patients 18 years old and above.
Urgent Care for Behavioral Health Concerns
If you or a loved one is in urgent need of behavioral health, ask about Avera’s Triage Therapist Program through Avera's telehealth system. Through this program, you can see a professional within 72 hours. After your visit, you’ll receive a referral to the provider and any services that can best meet your needs. Our telemedicine service consults with innovative telemedicine technology allow ready access to on-site staff.
You can also look to our team for addiction care referral services. We can refer you to nearby inpatient addiction care centers or group support such as Alcoholics Anonymous. Learn more about the Avera Addiction Care Center in Sioux Falls, an inpatient facility with a 30-day program for adults seeking professional help for alcohol and drug addiction.
Employee Assistance Program
Ask your employer or call us to find out if you qualify for free, employer-paid counseling services through our Employee Assistance Program. This confidential resource supports both you and your family with sessions to help identify and resolve personal and professional issues that may affect your job performance.