The Adult Crisis Unit is an eight bed facility. The Unit is open 24 hours - 7 days per week and is available to both men and women. The unit provides short term crisis intervention, (average length of stay is 4 days) and is available to those individuals at risk of psychiatric hospitalization, and without intervention would likely require such hospitalization.
The Individual shall be: age 18 or over; medically stable; able to perform activities of daily living; able to contract for safety; experiencing acute symptoms of mental illness which it is thought will decrease in severity under continuous supervision in a safe clinical environment; at risk of psychiatric hospitalization; but does not meet the criteria for involuntary hospitalization.
Assessment and Evaluation
Discharge Planning and Linkages with Community Resources
Skill Building Activities
Individual and Group Intervention
Psychoeducation (e.g., symptom management and identification)
Services are provided to individuals:
Voluntarily willing for services
Age 18 or over
Able to perform activities of daily living
Able to contract for safety
Experiencing acute symptoms of mental illness, which it is thought will decrease in severity under continuous supervision in a safe clinical environment