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.