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October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
by Martha Maltais

Crisis services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for any individual experiencing mental health crisis, regardless of age, ability, diagnosis, or any other factors. Services include counseling and phone consultations with or about people in crisis, as well as admission screenings for Region Ten’s crisis stabilization center, psychiatric hospitalizations, or short term crisis intervention

Services may be provided over the telephone or face-to-face and may occur in clinics, detention centers, hospital emergency rooms or other locations. Some of these services may be provided in association with the judicial commitment process. In all cases, the least restrictive option to help a consumer in crisis is used. Call 434-972-1800 or 1-866-694-1605 at any time for help or more information.

Martha is the Senior Director of Adult Development Services for Region Ten Community Services Board.

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