Heartland Counseling Services, Inc. 501 (c) 3 was founded in 1977 by psychologist, Dr. Stanley Reiss, to serve individuals and families struggling with mental health and substance abuse. Since then, Heartland Counseling Services, Inc. has become a community behavioral health center for Nebraska and serves 11 of 22 counties in Region 4 Behavioral Health Systems, which include Boyd, Brown, Burt, Cherry, Dakota, Dixon, Holt, Keya Paha, Rock, Thurston, and Wayne. With it's location in Siouxland, Heartland Counseling Services, Inc. also serve residents of Iowa and South Dakota. Heartland Counseling Services, Inc. has three sliding scales for those who do not have health insurance. No one is turned away regardless their ability to pay.
Heartland Counseling Services, Inc. has three physical locations in Nebraska that include Ainsworth, O’Neill, and South Sioux City, with the main office being in South Sioux City. We provide an array of services that include, but that are not limited to the following: mental health and substance abuse evaluations and counseling, 24/7 crisis response team, intensive outpatient program for adolescents and adults, tele-psychiatry and medication management with Richard Young Outpatient Clinic, community support services for adults, day rehabilitation programs in South Sioux City called The Life Center, group counseling at Dakota County Jail, DUI/OWI classes, anger management classes, and substance abuse prevention classes at the several local school districts. Currently, there are more than 30 staff members and in the past year we served nearly 3000 individuals between all offices.
Heartland Counseling Service’s (HCS) mission is to provide quality mental health and substance abuse services to
individuals ages 3 to 103 in the tri-state Siouxland area. Our motto is: “Changing lives. Healing hearts. One day at a time!”
Heartland is CARF accredited, which is the highest held standard for mental health accreditation in the United States. HCS does not discriminate on any basis. Anyone can receive services, even if they do not have health insurance and regardless of where they live or if they are a citizen or not.