Behavioral Health

Behavioral health is an important part of overall health and well-being. At SoutheastHEALTH, our highly experienced, multidisciplinary team of caregivers is committed to the care and recovery of patients with behavioral health issues, enabling patients to successfully return to their lives in our communities.

Southeast’s behavioral health program includes a 15-bed Adult Voluntary Behavioral Health Unit at Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County in Dexter, Mo. In addition to private patient rooms, the unit has areas for activities, group therapy, dining and visiting.

Southeast also maintains an outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic in Cape Girardeau specializing in adult and geriatric behavioral health. Children over the age of 16 may also be treated.

Local Crisis Hotlines

  • Missouri Crisis Access Response System (MOCARS) crisis line 1-800-811-4760
    Serving the following counties: Ozark, Pemiscot, Perry, Reynolds, Ripley, Schuyler, Scotland, Scott, Shannon, Shelby, Ste. Genevieve, Stoddard, Texas, Wayne, Wright
  • Bootheel Counseling Center Crisis Service Line 1-800-356-5395 
    Serving the following counties: Scott, New Madrid, Mississippi, and Stoddard
  • Talk, Listen, Care phone line service 573-651-3642
    Available 4:00 - 10:00 PM
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 or 1-800-273-TALK

Mental Health Resources


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