Superior is home to the Mineral County Hospital. The hospital is one of the largest employers in the area and is also a critical service for area residents.
The services include: orthopedic and general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, comprehensive physical respiratory therapy, registered dietician, and life flight. We also have a local family practice doctor at Tamarack Medical Clinic. They can be reached at 822-4278.
Also in our community is the Western Montana Mental Health Center that was established in 1980. It currently employs one full-time outpatient therapist, two full-time Children Case Managers, one part-time Chemical Dependency Counselor and one part-time receptionist. The Center offers individual, family and group therapy for children with emotional problems and learning disabilities; adolescents; help for 1, parents; husbands and wives in conflict; adults recovering from childhood abuse; people with alcohol or drug related problems; individuals suffering from emotional stress and children's' in-home case management.
There are lots of ways to get involved with the hospital, including:
-Hospital Guild: A group of volunteers who help raise money for the hospital and also help with various hospital events including the annual Pink & Purple Tea for cancer survivors and the hospital book fairs.
-Hospital Foundation: A group of volunteers who help raise money for the hospital and who hold an annual hospital auction. The group is responsible for helping to bring new equipment into the hospital and also recently raised $20,000 for the renovation of the exterior of the building.
-Board of Directors: Monthly meetings that are open to the public. You can also apply to be a member of the board.