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Psychiatric Urgent Care Clinic

The Broadlawns Psychiatric Urgent Care will accept walk-in appointments for individuals 18 years of age or older who are experiencing an exacerbated mental health condition.  Services at the clinic include mental health assessments, medication management, therapeutic counseling and coordination of services for healthcare and basic needs.  

Clinic hours are Monday through Friday from 9 am to 7 pm.

Medical Providers include:
Susan Wilson, ARNP
Laurie Clair, MSPA-C
Rachel Filzer, PMHNP-BC

Crisis Observation Center

The Crisis Observation Center is located within this same location and is open 24/7 for individuals experiencing an intensified mental health condition. At the Crisis Observation Center, individuals can meet with a nurse, therapist, and/or care coordinator in a safe and calm environment for up to 23 hours.  

The Crisis Observation Center is available for individuals who are:
-  18 years of age or older
-  Experiencing psychiatric/psychological stress
-  Feeling unsafe or suicidal, but able to maintain safe behaviors while at the COC
-  Willing to work with COC staff on intake and discharge planning
-  Able to provide their own basic hygiene 
-  Medically stable

To reach the Crisis Observation Center, you may call: (515) 282-5742.

If an individual is having suicidal thoughts, please call 911 or visit the nearest hospital for immediate assistance.


1801 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50314-1597 | Phone 515-282-2200
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