What is Crisis intervention? It is a service funded by the Cumberland County-Perry MH.IDD Program Office to provide psychiatric or mental health emergency assistance, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Who can receive service? Anyone living in Cumberland and Perry counties.
How are services provided?
Walk-in: Walk-in crisis service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing face-to-face contact for a person in crisis or a person seeking assistance for a person in crisis. Services include assessment and evaluation, information and referral, crisis counseling, crisis resolution, resource coordination, and emergency psychiatric and medical consultation.
Walk-in service locations: UMPC Carlisle Hospital361 Alexander Spring Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015 Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center503 N. 21st Street, Camp Hill, PA 17011 Mobile Outreach Service: The mobile outreach service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing crisis intervention where the person in crisis is located. This service must be used in an emergency psychiatric or mental health crisis and involve a situation in which the client cannot or refuses to come to one of the crisis offices. The decision to activate the mobile crisis unit remains solely with the Crisis Intervention Service.
Telephone: The telephone crisis service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to people in crisis or callers asking for assistance with mental health problems.
For mobile and telephone crisis services: Camp Hill area: 717.763.2222 Carlisle area: 717.243.6005 All other areas: 866.350.HELP