Crisis Stabilization

 

Crisis Stabilization

The New Y-CAPP Crisis Stabilization Services provide direct mental health care to non-hospitalized individuals ages 4 and up experiencing a mental health crisis that may put their current community living situation at risk. This service provides an emergency response to situations where an individual’s behavior causes a concern for safety.
The goals of Crisis Stabilization Services are:
  • Preventing hospitalization or re-hospitalization.
  • Increasing the safety and security of the individual within the community.
  • Stabilizing individuals in a mental health crisis and coordinating the resources of the community support system, family members and others for ongoing maintenance, rehabilitation and recovery.
Services are provided by a multidisciplinary team of psychiatrist, Qualified Mental Health Professionals, and Licensed Mental Health Professionals to include:
 
  • Observation, monitoring and treatment
  • Comprehensive assessment
  • Psychiatric assessment
  • Treatment planning and linkage to appropriate community resources
 
  • Medication evaluation, education and management
  • Symptom and behavior management
  • Individual and family counseling
  • Discharge planning
 
Crisis Stabilization Services can be provided for up to 8 hours per day for a maximum of 15 consecutive days in each episode and up to 60 days annually.