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Archer Institute of Memorial

About This Location

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.

Mental Health Evaluation Hours:

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

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 adjacent to the main facility 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.

Mental health evaluations are available 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 confidential assessment with one of Archer Institute’s mental health professionals.

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

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