Whiteside County Health Department treats a wide range of behavioral health problems, including childhood disorders, ADHD, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, thought disorders and relationship problems.
Patients are initially seen by the social worker for an assessment and then the other medical staff becomes involved if medication is recommended.
Patrick Albert, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, the Behavioral Health Manager of Whiteside County Health Department, has been joined by Meg Corcoran, Academy of Certified Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Both Albert and Corcoran are available to meet with clients at the Health Department's Rock Falls Clinic.
Whiteside County Health Department uses a team approach toward its Behavioral Health Services.
The team of medical professionals that meets the needs of our patients includes:
- Licensed Clinical Social Workers
- Family Nurse Practitioners
- Physician of Internal Medicine
The Behavioral Health Program does not have expertise in substance abuse, eating disorders or sexual abuse disorders. Referrals are made for those problems.
Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, personal insurance accepted. Sliding scale fees are available for non-insured individuals.
Appointments are available 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Whiteside County Community Health Clinic, 1300 W. Second St., Rock Falls.
For an appointment, call (815) 626-2230 or call toll-free at (866) 230-2230.