Members of clinical staff are trained and experienced in psychiatric crisis assessment and intervention. This service also includes screening for referral to detoxification services. Crisis Services are available Monday through Friday during regular business hours.
PCS offers a wide range of counseling services to address behavioral health needs. Service providers are qualified professionals with training and experience in specialized program areas. Programs include: Motivational Services, Assessment & Evaluation, and Outpatient Therapy. All programs are able to serve individuals with Mental Health and/or Substance Use Disorders. The frequency of appointments and duration of services depends on the needs of the individual.
After Hours Crisis Services
Crisis assessments are available 24 hours, 7 days per week for acute psychiatric emergencies. Services are accessed by calling CONTACT's 24 hour helpline and asking to have the on-call worker paged.
Psychiatric assessment, medication maintenance, and state aftercare pharmacy services are available. Contract psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses are available to provide these services.
This service is targeted at adults with severe mental illness and a history of at least one psychiatric hospitalization. It seeks to provide consumers with training in areas of activities of daily living, as well as developing a health and better understanding of psychiatric illnesses.
Mental Health Support Services
Therapeutic Day Treatment Services
This is a school-based program focused on assisting children with behavioral and emotional problems to cope with their symptoms and to succeed in the school, at home and in the community. A counselor is available to provide intensive assistance throughout the school day.
Case Management Services
These services are provided to adults and children with serious mental and/or substance use disorders. Case managers provide ongoing comprehensive needs assessment and link individuals to services to help them stay in the community and achieve maximum recovery and quality of life.
Clinical staff are available Monday through Friday to meet with individuals who are not experiencing a psychiatric emergency, but want to engage in services. After a brief screening, a follow-up assessment will be scheduled based on age, identified needs and health insurance requirements. Parents/guardians seeking services for children and adolescents may also be screened by telephone. Please check with your local PCS Office to determine walk-in hours, as they vary between offices.