Avera Medical Group University Psychiatry Associates

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Avera Medical Group University Psychiatry Associates:

Avera has 50 years of experience as a leader in behavioral health care in the region. Opened in 2006, the Avera Behavioral Health Center is a state-of-the-art 110-bed psychiatric facility offering both inpatient and outpatient behavioral health care. In 2023 we will be openg a new wing and expanding our current facility. Specialized inpatient units are available for children, adolescents, adults and senior citizens. This is the only multi-specialty facility within a 200-mile radius of Sioux Falls. Partnered with the University of South Dakota Psychiatry Resdiency to offer supervision and hte teaching of medical students and residents.

The Sioux Falls Community

  • Ranked #3 best communities to live and work in by MedScape.
  • South Dakota's largest city with a population of 200,000
  • "Best place to live in America" as judged by Money Magazine for its quality of life, including low crime rate, high quality education, clean air and water, lack of traffic congestion and friendly residents
  • 22 elementary, 5 middle, and 4 high schools
  • 13 private schools affiliated with various religious organizations
  • Five colleges, nearby state universities and a number of business and vocational schools
  • 80 parks
  • host to professional teams in basketball, baseball, football, hockey and soccer
  • The Avera Sports Institute provides comprehensive sports training, rehabilitation and enhancement programs in a 40,000 square foot year-round athletic training center
  • 1835 seat performing arts center
  • Empire Mall with 180 stores
  • Over 400 restaurants