Crisis Intervention is a 24 hour emergency mental health service provided for persons experiencing anxiety, depression, suicidal or homicidal thoughts. Crisis Intervention staff can assist in assessing what a person needs to alleviate the immediate crisis and then link them to appropriate services. This can be completed by phone, an outreach to the person’s location or the person coming to the office.
Crisis Intervention also has the authority to arrange involuntary commitments to an inpatient mental health unit. Contact Crisis Intervention at 394-2631, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
How Can You Identify If Someone Is In Crisis?
Displaying extreme mood swings
Acting anxious or agitated
Sleeping too little or too much
Talking about seeking revenge
Talking about feeling hopeless/no reason to live
Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
Increasing use of substances
Talking about wanting to die or kill self
Looking for a way to kill self