Behavioral Center

Merced Behavioral Center is a locked 96-bed skilled nursing facility located in Merced, California, and we have been proudly serving the community since 1973. Merced Behavioral is licensed by the California Department of Health Services and the California State Department of Mental Health and our facility has been awarded a 5-star quality rating by the Department of Public Health Services.

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1255 B St
Merced, CA 95340

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1255 B Street
Merced, CA 95341

Caring for Your Mental Health

Since 1973

At Merced Behavioral we recognize the value of every person and are guided by our commitment to excellence in our goal of improving the mental and emotional state of the individuals we serve.

Our main emphasis is placed on helping our residents gain an understanding of their illness and helping acquire the necessary coping skills for successful community placement.

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What We’re Known For

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Skilled Nursing

Our nursing department provides excellent care combined with dignity for our residents. Professionally staffed around the clock, we give your loved one comfort and specialized care.

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Daily Activities

We strive to keep our residents as active as they can be by providing gentle, structured daily activities customized to meet our resident’s unique individual needs.

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Treatment Program

Our Special Treatment Program provides rehabilitative services for residents with a diagnosis of a major mental illness. We provide 24-hour nursing care for our residents by our psychiatric nursing staff. The STP provides 16 hours of structured programming daily provided by our professionally trained staff.

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Merced Behavioral Center is prepared to help both individuals and families navigate through this challenging but hopeful process of health and change and would be happy to answer any questions you may have about admissions.

Mental Healthcare

Merced Behavioral Center

located in Merced, CA


Call 209-723-8814

Visitation Hours

Monday – Sunday
11:45 a.m. – 1:25 p.m.
2:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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1255 B Street, Merced, CA 95341

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