Crisis stabilization

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Crisis stabilization services provide short term intensive mental health care to individuals who are experiencing an acute psychiatric crisis. The goal is to address and stabilize mental health needs as early as possible.

DO ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS APPLY TO YOU?

  • Are you having thoughts of wanting to hurt yourself or someone else?
  • Do you or others believe your behavior is out of control?
  • Do you have little or no access to mental health providers?
  • Do You struggle to maintain relationships with friends, family, or professionals?
  • Are your mental health symptoms jeopardizing your current living arrangements?
  • Do you feel that you might need to seek psychiatric help to?

IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS, EYPC CAN HELP YOU.

THE  EYPC APPROACH

Make Introductions

  • Case Management
  • Outpatient Therapy
  • Psychiatric Services

Offer Support

  • Attending Appointments
  • Health Care Engagement
  • Personal Budgeting

Self Improvement

  • Develop Life-Skills
  • Encourage Independence
  • Personal Hygiene

Stabilize Symptoms

  • Develop Coping Skills
  • Educate
  • Safety Planning

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.

SERVICE GOALS

  1. Address and stabilize the acute mental health needs at the earliest possible time with ongoing services;
  2. Avert hospitalization or re-hospitalization;
  3. Mobilize the resources of the community support system, family members, and others for ongoing maintenance, rehabilitation, and recovery; and
  4. Provide a high assurance of safety and security in the least restrictive environment.

PLEASE NOTEIndividuals 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.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Referred applicants will be deemed appropriate if they are:

  • Exhibiting difficulty in cognitive ability (such that the individual is unable to recognize personal danger or recognize significantly inappropriate social behavior).
  • Exhibiting such inappropriate behaviors that immediate interventions by mental health, social services, or the judicial system or have been necessary.
  • 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.
  • 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.

23 Hour Crisis Stabilization Clinic.

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Our 23-Hour Crisis Stabilization program consists of a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals providing treatment services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The program provides an ongoing assessment, crisis intervention and a clinical determination for level of care to individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Services are provided for a period up to 23 hours in a community and center-based setting. Services are accessible 24/7 and allow individuals who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis to be in a safe environment for observation and assessment.

Services are provided to individuals who have urgent behavioral health needs including but not limited to:

  • Significant emotional dysregulation
  • Disordered thought processes
  • Substance use and intoxication resulting in behavioral crisis and environmentally de-stabilizing events

 

Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Individualized treatment planning
  • Individual and family therapy
  • Nursing on-site 24/7
  • Skill restoration/development
  • Health literacy counseling
  • Psycho-educational interventions
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Crisis intervention
  • Care coordination

SERVICE GOALS

  1. Address and stabilize the acute mental health needs at the earliest possible time with ongoing services;
  2. Avert hospitalization or re-hospitalization;
  3. Community Linkage to resources of the community support system, family members, and others for ongoing maintenance, rehabilitation, and recovery; and
  4. Provide a high assurance of safety and security in the least restrictive environment.

Mobile Crisis program

Provides rapid responses, assessments, and early interventions to individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis. EYPC. is proud to partner with the Region 4 and 5  HUB where our team of professionals joins with other professionals that are available 24/7 to provide support.

Crisis Hotline

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. 988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Call 988.