We are proud to serve this region, offering the only inpatient behavioral care center in Illinois between Quincy, Peoria and Springfield. In addition, Blessing provides the only child and adolescent inpatient care facility within 100 miles of Quincy in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa.

Experience the Blessing Difference: Behavioral Center Admissions

Doctors and other health professionals who refer to Blessing count on us for:

  • 24-hour admissions: You can see a member of our on-call clinical staff 24/7, because a crisis can happen at any time, day or night.

    • Experienced psychiatrists and clinicians: With 9 psychiatrists and 4 psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners (PMHNP), and 2 board-certified neuropsychologists at Blessing, you have access to the largest concentration of psychiatrists and board-certified neuropsychologists in the region. Learn more about our team of providers.

    • Full range of behavioral health services: We treatment people age 5 and up in the Inpatient Behavioral Health Center, providing everything from medication management and appropriate diagnostic assessment to several types of individual and group therapy.

    • We offer 2 levels of care on the adult side: a 16-bed adult behavioral health unit and a 10-bed behavioral medicine unit. Learn more about our adult inpatient behavioral health services.

    • Our child and adolescent inpatient behavioral health unit is 15 beds and treats children and adolescents ages 5 to 18 (if they are still enrolled in school.)

  • Involvement of family in treatment: Patients benefit greatly from having loved ones involved in their care. We work carefully and closely with families, as well as primary care providers and schools. People traveling to Quincy to visit family members receiving treatment in the inpatient units are welcome to stay at the Teresa Adams House.

  • Acceptance of patients regardless of ability to pay: Money should not be a factor when a child or adult is in crisis. We care for patients regardless of their ability to pay.

The Admissions Process at Blessing Behavior Center

When you refer a patient to Admissions, our Behavioral Center staff immediately goes to work to formulate a care plan. Our Inpatient Central Intake staff assists in the admission process by:

  • Determining the level of care needed

  • Contacting a psychiatrist for admission orders

  • Securing medical clearance from an emergency room doctor or primary care provider

  • Verifying insurance benefits

  • Precertifying the admission with Medicare, Medicaid, provided insurance or other payers


Blessing offers inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services:

  • Inpatient units:

    • Moorman Pavilion, Broadway at 11th Street, Quincy (Adult and Child)

  • Outpatient services: Blessing Health Center, West Entrance, Suite 330 and 331, 927 Broadway, Quincy

Contact Us

For more information or to refer a patient to the Behavioral Center, contact Admissions 24 hours a day at (217) 223-1200, (ask for behavior center). For outpatient services call (800) 222-9913 in Illinois and (800) 222-9914 in Missouri and Iowa.