Lake Charles Memorial Health System is once again leading the way in our
community with the most modern, advanced 42-bed behavioral health hospital
in Southwest Louisiana - Archer Institute. The first phase opened amid
the growing demand for more comprehensive mental health and substance
abuse treatment in our community.
The 31,567 sq. ft, $9 million Phase I includes:
Phase 2 and Phase 3 will include the addition of two 28-bed units, along
with the construction of a medical office building adjacent to the main
facility that will house several psychiatric outpatient programs. Mental
health evaluations are available, free of charge, 24 hours a day, 7 days
a week. When all phases are completed, a total of 65,000 sq. ft and 102
beds will be available to treat the behavioral health needs of Southwest
For more information about our inpatient and outpatient behavioral health
programs, please click here.
Mental health evaluations are available, free of charge, 24 hours a day,
7 days a week. If you believe you or a loved one may need behavioral health
care, call or walk in anytime for a free and confidential assessment with
one of Archer Institute’s mental health professionals.
Archer Institute of Lake Charles Memorial Health System
6713 Nelson Rd
Lake Charles, La., 70605