If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and in need of emergency assistance please call 844-428-3878

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Change starts from within

Supporting Iowans in their journey to better mental health and well-being





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Inside Out Wellness & Advocacy is dedicated to empowering clients with the care and treatment they need for a more fulfilling life, free from stigma and stereotypes. "Your Journey, Our Support," encapsulates our mission to provide personalized, compassionate care that nurtures the well-being of every individual from the inside out.

With a holistic approach at our core, our services are designed to meet you where you are in your mental health journey. Whether through crisis intervention, transitional living, mobile crisis response, or our specialized co-responder programs, our aim is to equip Iowans with the tools, guidance, and encouragement necessary for achieving successful outcomes.

Our team of qualified professionals is committed to working collaboratively with every individual, ensuring a path forward that is both healing and empowering.

Our Values


Encouraging strength and growth through adversity.


Providing care with empathy and understanding.


Commitment to honesty, ethical behavior, transparency, and accountability.


Offering unwavering support and advocacy for those we serve.

Inside Out is a partner in your mental health journey.


We extend our heartfelt thanks to all who have supported Inside Out Wellness and Advocacy. Your contributions, whether financial, through expertise, or volunteerism, have been instrumental in our mission to provide mental health resources and assistance to Iowa residents. Special gratitude to key supporters such as Heart of Iowa, Zion Integrated Behavioral Health Services, CROSS, community partners, and individual donors for their dedication and generosity. Thank you for being part of our story at Inside Out Wellness and Advocacy.

Our Staff


Melinda Dennis
Chief Executive Officer

Juliana Keubler

Juliana Keubler
Director of Operations

Stevi Bundy

Stevi Bundy
Director of Services

Sarah Hanson

Sarah Hanson
Director of clinical services

James Drescher
Director of Marketing & Creative services

Denae Nielsen

Denae Nielsen
Executive Assistant


Am I in trouble?

No, you are not in trouble. We provide a variety of services to support individuals dealing with challenges related to mental health and substance use. Our goal is to assist and support you on your journey of becoming the best version of yourself. We are here as a valuable resource for your well-being!

Will this go on my record?
Are you going to tell my partner/parent/boss?
Will Child Protective Services be informed of my stay?
What services or support can you provide that I cannot access by myself?