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Mental Health Institute

2277 Iowa Avenue
Independence, Iowa 50644

Phone: (319) 334-2583
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Mental Health Institute, also known as the M.H.I., is a 181-bed state psychiatric hospital operated by the Iowa Department of Human Services. The Mental Health Institute provides psychiatric hospitalization services to adults from Northeast Iowa and children and adolescents from Eastern Iowa.

The hospital opened on May 1, 1873 under the name Iowa Hospital for Insane. The main center building is five stories high with two wings each three stories high. In 1969, a children's unit was built and later named the Cromwell Unit.

The Mental Health Institute currently serves as one of the county's largest employers and today has a training school for nurses.

Tours of the facility can be scheduled, and are available, throughout the year to schools, groups, and organizations.

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