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Mental Health Services

We all encounter daily problems, and sometimes those issues can interfere with our ability to function properly at home, work, school or in other important areas of our lives. These problems can have a negative effect on our relationships with others and sometimes even on how we view ourselves. No matter the issue, or its severity, First Resources can help you on the path to recover or discover strategies for a more fulfilling life.

Please see options at left for more information on the services provided.


Community Based Mental Health
Director - Lindsay Paxton
102 North Hancock Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501

National Suicide Prevention Hotline:

1 800-273-TALK (8255) or 1 800-SUICIDE

1-800-799-6899 (Deaf or hard of hearing)

State of Iowa Crisis Hotline:

1 800-332-4224

Other emergency:  911


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