ACUTE CARE SERVICES - CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM
ACUTE CARE SERVICES -
CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM
A unit of the Behavioral Health Services division, Acute Care Services is a State-certified 24/7/365 Emergency Mental Health Services Program that partners with the community to empower individuals and families during a crisis. Primary focus on client-centered, least-restrictive crisis intervention and treatment. Services provided without regard for ability to pay.
For more information email : ContactACS@co.washington.wi.us
CRISIS LINE (262) 365-6565
TOLL FREE 1(866)906-6565
Acute Care "Crisis"
Serves as an INITIAL POINT of contact for emergency mental health and substance abuse needs, crisis intervention, suicide risk assessment and safety planning, parent/child conflicts and other behavioral health emergencies.
Strives to address the IMMEDIATE SAFETY CONCERNS facing those struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues.
Will assess INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY NEEDS including counseling, parenting, mental health, alcohol/drugs, grief issues, inpatient or detoxification from alcohol, parent/child conflicts and family issues.
Help individuals and families DEVELOP PLANS OF ACTION that promote problem-solving and positive choices, including assessment, safety planning, short-term case management, treatment referrals and follow-up services.
PROVIDE COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND OUTREACH to promote an increased understanding of the Washington County Human Services Department.
- Telephone crisis counseling, intervention and stabilization
- Mobile face-to-face intervention whenever possible
- Treatment Information, Referral and Facilitation
- Mental Health assessment
- Suicide Risk Assessment and Safety Planning
- Crisis Prevention Planning
- Grief Counseling
- Parent/child Issues
- Walk-in services available
- Follow-up services
- After-hours Adult Protective Services assistance
- Least restrictive treatment without regard for ability to pay
CRISIS LINE (262) 365-6565
TOLL FREE 1(866) 906-6565
Additional services available to the community include:
IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS EXPERIENCING A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS PLEASE CALL
IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS EXPERIENCING A LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCY PLEASE CALL
9 - 1 - 1
To learn more about suicide prevention in Wisconsin go to
W I S C O N S I N
P A R T N E R I N G T O S A V E L I V E S I N O U R S T A T E
For 24/7 crisis help you may also call the
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE
Please do not use use CRISIS CHAT during an emergency.
More comfortable "chatting" about your feelings? Find it easier to "chat" than talk on the phone? Use crisis "chat" to discuss your feelings, get suggestions, or share what has been helpful with a trained crisis counselor. Click the link above to "chat" with a crisis counselor in real time. Crisis "chat" should be used for non-life threatening situations.
IF CHAT IS OFFLINE - PLEASE CALL (262)365-6565
If you are experiencing a suicidal or life-threatening crisis, PLEASE CALL (262) 365-6565 OR 9 - 1 - 1 rather than using the "chat" feature.
If you are in need of housing or shelter resources, contact the
WASHINGTON COUNTY HOUSING HOTLINE at (262) 334-4912
Homeless Partnership Includes:
Family Promise of Washington County
Friends of Abused Families
(262) 334-7298 - 24 Hr Crisis Line
(262) 673-7298 - Hartford Crisis Line
(262) 255-9488 - Germantown Crisis Line
The Youth & Family Project
Washington County Human Services
St. Vincent DePaul
(262) 334-7291 - 420 N River Rd West Bend
(262) 673-6980 - 52 S Main St Hartford
(262) 644-4949 - 445 E Washington St Slinger
Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group
4th Tuesday of every month
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Public Agency Center (PAC)
Call (262) 365-6565 for more information
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