Adult Residential Services
Adult Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU)
The Adult Crisis Stabilization Unit is a specialized service targeted to prevent individuals from inpatient psychiatric hospitalization with a less-restrictive environment. Through a professionally trained and compassionate staff, those within the unit receive the structure, support, and care needed to rehabilitate and return home. While in the CSU, individuals undergo daily psychiatric review and examination by a physician along with psychotropic medication. The facility is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with therapists and case managers. There are nine (9) beds in the CSU open to males and females over the age of 18 experience life stressors such as divorce, custody battles, grief, as well as psychiatric symptoms involving depression, anxiety, ro psychosis. A typical stay runs from 2 to 10 days.
Admission & Eligibility Criteria
In order to be admitted into the Crisis Stabilization Unit, an individual must meet the following criteria:
- Experience psychiatric signs and symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, erratic behavior, anxiety, depression, fatigue, etc., and
- Require structured, intensive intervention because the current alternative does not suffice appropriate resolution,
- Requires medication management and monitoring to create a regimen.
An individual can be referred to the Crisis Stabilization Unit through walk-ins, clinical advisement, emergency departments, and private physicians. A clinician who has evaluated the individual can make a referral by calling the United Summit Center and answering a few questions at 1-800-SUMMIT-0 or 1-800-786648-0.