New Perspectives Telephone and Mobile Crisis Intervention Services
Call 570-992-0879 for crisis and emergency counseling and referral 24 hours a day. New Perspectives Telephone and Mobile Crisis Intervention Services provides assessment, crisis intervention counseling, crisis stabilization, referral and linkage with other services, and assessment of the need for emergency hospitalization at consumers’ homes or at other community locations. The Medical Mobile Crisis Intervention Service provides a registered nurse and a mental health professional who, in collaboration with a licensed psychiatrist, assess crises related to consumers’ psychiatric medication. It also provides a specialized crisis response for older adults. The team conducts an in-home assessment of the older adult’s mental, physical, and social needs and coordinates linkage to needed services.
Find information on New Perspectives Crisis Residence, which provides supervised mental health stabilization services as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization for individuals who are in psychiatric crisis, or who may need to be removed from a stressful environment while supports are identified to ensure stability, click here.