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As Linn County’s first children’s human service agency, Tanager offers programs that focus on prevention, treatment, and outreach and serve over 4,000 children, teens, and young adults each year.
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Early intervention can help children and teens stay in school, stay out of trouble and lead healthier, happier lives.

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Through a comprehensive approach to treatment, our team offers an array of services to children and their families.

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We believe education and experiential learning is key in empowering children, families, communities, and systems.

Tee Up for Tanager!

Join us for our 30th Annual Golf Tournament on August 8th 2024 at Hunters Ridge Golf Course in Marion, Iowa. 

Grab you golf buddies, gal pals, work besties or anyone else and register your team of 4 today!

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We believe better care leads to better outcomes.

New Programs at Tanager

Tanager has recently launched two new programs expanding our mental health services to meet the growing needs of youth in our community.


Tanager Brings Innovative Treatment to Linn County Youth & Families

Linn County, IA- Tanager, Linn County leader in providing mental health services for youth, is excited to launch their new program, Multisystemic Therapy (MST). For over a year, Tanager has been working with national consultants to complete the approval and implementation process required to bring this innovative service to our community. Tanager’s MST program is the first in Linn County and is only the second operating in the State

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Tanager Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Summit House

On Wednesday, July 10th, Tanager will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce its newest life-saving program. The Summit House Crisis Stabilization Residential Services (CSRS) program is the first of its kind in Linn County and Cedar Rapids and will provide critical support to our community’s youth during times of crisis. Our CSRS program is designed to offer short-term, intensive support in a safe and secure residential environment for youth

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RISE with Tanager

You can cultivate wellness and resilience using this holistic framework to engage in positive experiences that enhance your well-being.

What's New at Tanager

30 Days of Wellness

What would it feel like to focus on wellness of 30 days? There are a lot of demands in every day life. Between work, school, family, and community obligations, we

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Find us at any of our three locations in Cedar Rapids or fill out a form to connect with us digitally.

We’re here to help.

If you (or someone with you) are experiencing a medical emergency, or are in danger, call 911 immediately.

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis or feeling suicidal, call or text 988 immediately.

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