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Inside every child is the ability to succeed.

Through a comprehensive, evidence-based, trauma-informed approach to treatment our team offers diagnosis, psychological testing, medication management, and therapy to children and their families who need support.

Tanager is here to help. To get started, please submit an inquiry below. Upon submission, our team will be in touch to discuss the services that best fit your needs. For questions, please contact us at: 319-286-4545 or

Therapist observing child during treatment


Tanager Inpatient treatment gives youth who have experienced psychiatric hospitalization a chance to flip the script so they can return home and lead happier, healthier lives.


We work hand-in-hand with families to give parents and children the tools to overcome tough mental health challenges together.


We partner with area school districts to make evidence-based treatment available to students when and where they need it the most.

Expressive Arts

Through artistic and creative discovery, Tanager helps children learn to express themselves and communicate in healthy, productive ways. Our Music Therapy program has immediate openings, all other expressive arts therapists are available by waitlist.

Autism Services

Tanager provides personalized care for life on the spectrum.

Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS)

Our team works at home, at school, and in the office, using personalized plans to help children develop targeted skill areas.

Pediatric Integrated Health (PIH)

We provide care coordination and case management services to children facing behavioral and emotional challenges and their families, helping them find success at home and in the community.

Local Resources


Linn County WrapAround Kids Programming

Tanager Place Systems of Care (SOC)

We're here to help.

Getting treatment doesn’t have to feel like you’re running through a maze with no end in sight. At Tanager, we give families a roadmap that helps you understand how treatment works, so you can set goals and celebrate success. We work closely with you and your child to make sure you never have to face a challenge alone.

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.

Your Life Iowa:                      (Facilitated by Foundation 2)

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