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What are Crisis Stabilization services? Crisis services are direct mental health care to non-hospitalized individuals (ages 18 and up) experiencing an acute crisis of a psychiatric nature that may jeopardize their current community living situation. The goals are to avert hospitalization or re-hospitalization; provide normative environments with a high assurance of safety and security for crisis intervention; stabilize individuals in psychiatric crisis; and mobilize the resources of the community support system, family members, and others for ongoing maintenance, rehabilitation, and recovery. 

Residential Crisis Stabilization services: Our residential program offers the following as apart of stabilizing individuals in crisis: Private Location with around the clock support for the highest assurance of safety and security for crisis intervention. Medical and Psychiatric Supportive Services. Medication Management. Individual Counseling. Therapeutic and educational groups daily. Individualize case management support. Substance abuse support groups. Connection to resources to support ongoing recovery to include but not limited to: community case management, therapy, primary care support, mental health support groups, Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Alcohol Anonymous (AA), parenting classes and Department of Social Services. Facility capacity: 4 Adult Beds 

Community Crisis Stabilization services: Our community program offers the following as apart of stabilizing individuals in crisis: 6 to 8 hours of crisis stabilization support to assist persons served in their home with reducing symptoms of crisis. Stabilization support will included but not limited to: Psychiatric Supportive Services. Medication Management. Individual Counseling. Therapeutic and educational groups daily. Individualize case management support. Substance abuse support groups. Connection to resources to support ongoing recovery to include but not limited to: community case management, therapy, primary care support, mental health support groups, Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Alcohol Anonymous (AA), parenting classes and Department of Social Services.

Medical Necessity Criteria: The service-specific provider intake must document the need for crisis stabilizationservices. To qualify for this service, individuals must demonstrate a clinical necessity for the service arising from a condition due to an acute crisis of a psychiatric nature that puts the individual at risk of psychiatric hospitalization.

Individuals must MEET at least TWO of the following criteria at the time of admission to the service:

  1. Experiencing difficulty in establishing and maintaining normal interpersonalrelationships to such a degree that they are at risk of psychiatric hospitalization or homelessness or isolation from social supports.
  2. Experiencing difficulty in activities of daily living (ADLs) such as maintaining personal hygiene, preparing food and maintaining adequate nutrition, or managing finances to such a degree that health or safety is jeopardized. 
  3. Exhibiting such inappropriate behavior that immediate interventions by mental health, social services, or the judicial system are or have been necessary.
  4. Exhibiting difficulty in cognitive ability (such that the individual is unable to recognize personal danger or recognize significantly inappropriate social behavior).

Individuals may not receive Crisis Stabilization when they meet the exclusion criteria.

Exclusion Criteria:

MEET ONE

  1. Individuals with medical conditions which require hospital care
  2. Individuals with a primary diagnosis of substance abuse
  3. Individuals with psychiatric conditions which cannot be managed in the community, such as individuals who are of imminent danger to self or others

We accept Medicaid, self-pay and CSA funding. To initiate services or get additional information please contact the intake team, at 804) 225-0749 or click here to complete the form.