Crisis Stabilization & Intervention Services
Are You Having Thoughts of Wanting to Hurt Yourself or Someone Else?
Do You Struggle to Maintain Relationships with Friends, Family, or Professionals?
Do You or Others Believe Your Behavior is Out of Control?
Are Your Mental Health Symptoms Jeopardizing Your Current Living Arrangements?
Do You Have Little or No Access to Mental Health Providers?
Do You Feel That You Might Need to Seek Psychiatric Help to?
- Personal Budgeting
- Health Care Engagement
- Attending Appointments
- Psychiatric Services
- Outpatient Therapy
- Case Management
- Develop Coping Skills
- Safety Planning
- Develop Life-Skills
- Encourage Independence
- Personal Hygiene
Crisis stabilization services provide intensive short-term mental health care to non-hospitalized individuals experiencing an acute crisis of psychiatric nature. The goal is to address and stabilize the acute mental health needs at the earliest possible time. With ongoing services, the aim is to avert hospitalization *or re-hospitalization), provide high assurance of safety and security in the least restrictive environment, and mobilize the resources of the community, family member, and other support systems for ongoing maintenance, rehabilitation, and recovery.
Crisis Stabilization Service Goals
- Address and stabilize the acute mental health needs at the earliest possible time with ongoing services,
- Avert hospitalization or re-hospitalization;
- Provide a high assurance of safety and security in the least restrictive environment, and
- Mobilize the resources of the community support system, family members, and others for ongoing maintenance, rehabilitation, and recovery.
Please Note: Individuals with medical conditions which require hospital care; Individuals with a primary diagnosis of substance use disorder; or Individuals posing as an imminent danger to self or others are not appropriate for Crisis Stabilization Services.
Referred applicants will be deemed appropriate if they are:
- Experiencing difficulty in establishing and maintaining normal interpersonal relationships to such a degree that they are at risk of psychiatric hospitalization or homelessness or isolation from social supports
- Experiencing difficulty in activities of daily living such as maintaining personal hygiene, preparing food and maintaining adequate nutrition, or managing finances to such a degree that health or safety is jeopardized
- Exhibiting such inappropriate behaviors that immediate interventions by mental health, social services, or the judicial system or have been necessary.
- Exhibiting difficulty in cognitive ability (such that the individual is unable to recognize personal danger or recognize significantly inappropriate social behavior).