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Archer Institute of Memorial

Please note Archer Institute is closed at this time. For urgent behavioral health needs, go to the nearest ER.

Lake Charles Memorial Health System is leading the way in our community with the most modern, advanced 42-bed behavioral health hospital in Southwest Louisiana - Archer Institute. The inpatient facility opened amid the growing demand for more comprehensive mental health and substance abuse treatment in our community. Walk in Monday – Friday from 8 am to 5 pm for a confidential assessment or call (833) 282-7792 for a phone assessment, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The 31,567 sq. ft hospital includes:

  • 14 Bed Child & Adolescent Unit
  • 28 Bed Adult Unit
  • Geriatric behavioral health services are housed at our Oak Park main campus.

Future expansion plans include Phase 2 and Phase 3 which will include the addition of two 28-bed units, along with the construction of a medical office building that will house psychiatric outpatient programs. 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 Louisiana.

For more information about our inpatient and outpatient behavioral health programs, please click here.

Archer Institute of Lake Charles Memorial Health System
6713 Nelson Rd
Lake Charles, La., 70605
(337) 480-7792
(833) 282-7792