Welcome to Merced Behavioral Center

Caring for your mental wellbeing

Since 1973

Your choice for quality mental healthcare in Merced, CA

Merced Behavioral Center is a locked 96-bed skilled nursing facility located in Merced, California, that has been serving the community since 1973. Merced Behavioral is licensed by the California Department of Health Services and the California State Department of Mental Health.

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.

We Care

At Merced Behavioral Center our nurses and staff are available to answer questions and lend a hand. We look forward to building a relationship with our residents and their families.

We Rehabilitate

Our team of qualified professionals will develop personalized treatment plans, a structured living environment, structured activity groups for socialization and fun, and recovery and coping skills training.

We Welcome

We welcome all those who are in need of mental healthcare. Allow us to provide regular evaluations with our psychiatrist and interdisciplinary team, provide relapse prevention training and individual group support to get you back to your best self.

Are you seeking care?

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The mission of our Special Treatment Program is to assist the resident in achieving and maintaining a satisfactory level of functioning for all to experience the best quality of life attainable in the least restrictive environment possible. We achieve this through behavioral modification techniques, medication stabilization and compliance, a structured program of informational psycho-educational groups and activities designed to promote the individual’s maximum potential.

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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