Crisis Resource Centers (CRCs) are community-based psychiatric crisis-intervention programs that provide recovery-focused assessment, stabilization, psychosocial groups and peer support. The CRCs are an innovative, highly personalized response to people experiencing a crisis precipitated by mental illness, substance abuse or the challenges of living in hard economic times. The CRCs are a 24/7 community based alternative to an emergency room or inpatient hospitalization.
CFI’s Crisis Resource Centers are an innovative, highly personalized response to people experiencing a crisis precipitated by mental illness, substance abuse or the challenges of living in hard economic times.
The community based CRCs offer a 24/7 alternative to emergency room or inpatient hospitalizations and provide:
• recovery-focused assessment
• psychosocial groups and peer support
• timely access to mental health care
• a trauma-informed approach to care
• telehealth and telepsychiatry services
• follow-up care
• evidence-based methods
• access to behavioral and primary health care, and ancillary services such as housing, personal care, employment, and benefits coordination
• care in a home-like setting
CFI’s Crisis Resource Centers was a 2019 and 2010 Biztimes Health Care Heroes award recipient in the behavioral health category.
The award honors an individual or an organization for its leadership, commitment and care on behavioral health issues.
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