Mental Health


SwedishAmerican Hospital
1401 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61104

Mental Health Treatment 

Coping with behavioral problems and mental illness can be a challenge. We’re here to help. Our Center for Mental Health offers treatment for individuals starting at age twelve. Individualized treatment plans are implemented by a staff of experienced psychiatrists, professional therapists and specially-trained nurses and staff.

Early intervention is vital. So, if you or someone you know needs help, please call our 24-hour Assessment Line at:


We offer a no-cost, no-obligation assessment and consultation over the phone. Our staff will listen to your situation and work with you to help determine the best course of action.

Treatment Options and Community Outreach

We offer a partial hospitalization outpatient treatment program for adults and adolescents in emotional distress. Our inpatient programs include psychiatric units for adolescents starting at age 12, as well as for adults. Mental health professionals are available to provide educational programming for groups in the community, including topics such as depression, anxiety, suicide prevention, stress management, grief and more.

The 2-1-1 Initiative in Illinois

2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember, non-emergency phone number that connects people with essential community information and services. This 24-hour line makes it easier to navigate the maze of human services providers and help lines. All calls are free and confidential.

Callers can get live assistance with needs such as:

  • Food and shelter
  • Counseling and mental health services
  • Income and employment support
  • Help for the elderly and people with disabilities
  • Resources for children and families