- Substance Abuse Treatment
The Crisis Unit provides services for individuals withdrawing from alcohol and/or other drugs, those in need of mental health/psychiatric stability, or a combination of both. Patients needing this service may be referred by:
This service provides an alternative to hospitalization for adults who have a mental illness or substance abuse disorder. This is a 24-hour non-hospital medical facility that provides support and crisis services in a community setting. The length of stay is typically four-seven days, but will depend upon the identified crisis and what will clinically assist the patient in returning to pre-crisis status.
The program serves as an introduction to addiction education and the recovery process. The program is designed to address the following needs of the patients during their program stay:
While we provide clinical aid and evidence-based practices in our counseling, the importance of developing a plan for long-term recovery is emphasized. While receiving treatment, aftercare planning is a priority and information is provided to assist patients in the continuation of services following discharge from the Facility-Based Crisis Center.
Upon the order of the attending physician, the Facility Based Crisis program shall accept for admission individuals in need of stabilization services as a result of the use or abuse of alcohol or drugs, a psychiatric crisis/mental illness, or a co-occurring illness. The following are general admission guidelines including eligibility and ineligibility: