Emergency Services

Emergency (or Crisis) Services are time-limited, intensive supports provided for individuals and families who are currently experiencing, or may be expected to experience, a psychological, behavioral, or emotional crisis.

Services may also be provided to the individual's or family's immediate support system. These services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Emergency/Crisis Assessment, Support and Referral includes initial information gathering, triage, training and early intervention, supportive counseling, consultation, referral and crisis planning.  Supports may  include:
     
    • Outreach and Stabilization
    • Clinical Diagnosis and Evaluation
    • Treatment and Direct Support
    • Integration/Discharge Planning back to the person's home or alternative setting. Assessment may also include screening for inpatient psychiatric admission.
  • Emergency/Crisis Beds offer emergency, short-term mental health supports around the clock in a setting other than the person's home.