crisis response services

Crisis Response

Crisis Response Services at HamiltonDavis Mental Health are provided to children and adults who are experiencing a significant emotional/behavior crisis which exceeds the individual resources. Access to crisis response services is provided by qualified staff trained to prevent hospitalization through the use of a twenty-four hour a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year crisis hotline and have the capability to respond to multiple crisis calls at a time. Staff will be able to triage, make clinical decisions, and access the situation and determine if there is a need for inpatient services or less severe alternative. Our goal is to deliver a solution and recovery for the individual at the crisis location to prevent being institutionalized. 

Crisis Response Services is an intensive therapeutic service which allows for the assessment of and intervention in a mental health crisis. Crisis Response Services are provided to children and adults who are experiencing a significant emotional/behavioral crisis in which the individual’s mental health and/or behavioral health needs exceed the individual’s resources (in the opinion of the mental health professional assessing the situation.) Trained Crisis Response staff provides crisis stabilization directed toward preventing hospitalization and triage, make appropriate clinical decisions, including assessing the need for inpatient services or less restrictive alternatives. Crisis Response Services will deliver solution-focused and recovery-oriented behavioral health assessments and stabilization of crisis in the location where the individual is experiencing the crisis.

HamiltonDavis Mental Health Crisis Response Team provides community-based behavioral health crisis services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to individuals in Hinds, Rankin, and Madison counties. If you are in need of HamiltonDavis Mental Health Crisis Services call 601-932-1004.