Crisis Stabilization

The Highest Level of Support

Crisis Stabilization is designed for individuals experiencing a severe decline in their mental and emotional well being.  It is intended to prevent hospitalization or re-hospitalization by providing a stable environment with a high level of support services.  Individuals participating in Crisis Stabilization will receive individual and family counseling, 24-hour on call support, and will be connected with community resources to meet their immediate needs.

Paying For This Service

This service is paid for by a participant’s Medicaid insurance.  Self- pay is also an option; please call our office at 804.230.0999 for more information.

Guidelines For Admission

Individuals must be experiencing a crisis of psychiatric nature. This can include:

1. Emotional, mental, and behavioral conditions have worsened to the point that the Client may require more intensive services to be maintained in the community, there is a marked reduction in the individual’s psychiatric, adaptive or behavioral functioning or an extreme increase in personal distress, i.e., suicidal and/or homicidal ideation, homelessness, death of a loved one, increased verbal and/or physical aggression/assault, sexual aggression/assault, reports of increased anxiety, running away, reckless and dangerous behaviors, auditory and/or visual hallucinations, relapse, etc.

2. Discharge from a psychiatric unit/hospital; yet continues to require a more intensive level of care to be maintained in the community.

3. Demonstrate that they are not capable of caring for themselves and/or recognize personal danger, there is a marked reduction in the individual’s adaptive and behavioral functioning, i.e., eviction, victim of domestic violence, physical and sexual abuse; physically and/or verbally aggressive/assaultive, not capable of age appropriate ADLs and ILSs, not taking prescribed medications, increased alcohol and drug use, etc.

Goals For Treatment

The goal of Crisis Stabilization is to intervene in a crisis situation, provide a stable environment, and avoid hospitalization.

Accepting Medallion 4, CCC Plus, and Medicaid Fee-for-Service plans from all VA Medicaid Managed Care Organizations including Aetna Better Health of VA, Anthem Healthkeepers Plus, Magellan of Virginia, Magellan Complete Care of Virginia, Optima/Sentara, United Healthcare/Optum, and VA Premier.

We are here to answer any questions you may have.

Please give us a call or send us an email.

Contact Us

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Phone: 804.230.0999

Fax: 804.230.0998

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