Crisis stabilization provides intensive services arising from an acute crisis of a psychiatric nature that puts the individual at risk of psychiatric hospitalization, homelessness, inability to care for self, isolation from natural/community supports or incarceration.
The goal is to stabilize individuals experiencing acute crisis by staying with them in their home or by removing the individual to a temporary therapeutic setting until the crisis de-escalates.
To qualify for the Crisis Stabilization Program, consider the following criteria:
- Medicaid Eligible
- High risk for psychiatric hospitalization, homeless due to mental illness, or requires intervention by the mental health or crimina I justice system due to inappropriate social behavior
- Difficulty maintaining interpersonal relationships resulting in isolation
- Difficulty managing activities of daily living (ADLs) to the degree that health and safety is jeopardized
- Difficulty in cognitive functioning resulting in the inability to recognize personal danger