Psychiatric Urgent Care Center Named ‘Hospital/HMO of the Year’ by NAMI Michigan

August 12, 2021

August 12, 2021

Entrance to the Van Andel Center on the Pine Rest CampusThe Pine Rest Psychiatric Urgent Care Center has been named ‘Hospital/HMO of the Year’ by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Michigan.

The award was presented at the 2021 NAMI Michigan Honors awards ceremony on August 7 at The H Hotel in Midland, Michigan. Harmony Gould, Vice president of Pine Rest Hospital & Residential Services, accepted on behalf of the Psychiatric Urgent Care team.

The Urgent Care Center was nominated for being the first of its kind upon opening in Spring 2019 to provide immediate assessments for those with acute psychiatric symptoms unable to wait for a routine outpatient intervention. In 2020, the Center also added virtual assessments in order to serve as many Michiganders as possible.

Pictured below outside the Urgent Care building are psychiatrist Dr. Natalie Wallace and Elizabeth Wiersma, Clinical Services Manager for the Urgent Care Center.

Other noteworthy individuals honored during the ceremony for their achievements in improving mental health awareness and advocacy include:

The Psychiatric Urgent Care Center offers same-day walk-in and virtual assessment and treatment for adults with acute psychiatric symptoms who cannot wait for routine outpatient intervention. The center is located at 300 68th St SE, Grand Rapids (Building E) and is open weekdays 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and weekends 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. For more information, visit pinerest.org/URGENT.

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