Acute Psychiatric Crisis

Acute Psychiatric Crisis

A generic term for a situation in which a person is mentally volatile, suicidal, psychotic, or suffering from acute mental decompensation.
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The purpose of WRC is to create a safe environment with interventions and support to divert, prevent or reduce psychiatric hospitalization for individuals who are experiencing an acute psychiatric crisis.
Like the existing Johnson Unit, the new facility will provide inpatient and outpatient behavioral health care, including support for people in acute psychiatric crisis.
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