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Crisis Intervention/Crisis Stabilization

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Behavioral Health Crisis Center
601 West 11th Avenue
(Crisis Entrance)

Aspire’s Behavioral Health Crisis Center provides crisis intervention and stabilization services for adults.  The Crisis Service Center operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide outpatient crisis stabilization for adults facing an acute mental health or substance use crisis. The Center offers three levels of care starting with the Crisis Services Center unit that receives walk-ins, transfers from emergency rooms, and involuntary referrals for evaluation. The Crisis Service Center serves as an important alternative to waiting for care or a trip to the emergency room. Our dedicated and highly trained staff can help stabilize the crisis and facilitate a smoother transition to higher levels of care when needed.

During a crisis

Consider these options when you or someone you care about is experiencing a mental health crisis:

  • Call 911 if the situation is a life- threatening emergency.
  • Call the Aspire Behavioral Health Crisis Center at 229-430-1842, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Visit the Aspire Behavioral Health  Crisis Center (BHCC) located at 601 West 11th Avenue, Albany, Georgia 31701.
  • Contact the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) 1-800-715-4225

Aspire serves as a resource in the community providing behavioral health crisis services for individuals and their families. Our goal is to assure you receive the services you need in times of crisis, get linked to needed ongoing services, and develop a plan to prevent crises in the future. Our Crisis services include:

Crisis Intervention

Assessment and intervention are available at each of our sites. A team of medical and clinical professionals are available to assess, determine the necessary level of care, and link to those needed services.

Mental Health and Addictive Disease Crisis Stabilization

Aspire Crisis Stabilization Unit, a 30-bed residential facility located at 601 11th Avenue, Albany, GA , is a 24/7 facility serving adults age 18 and older who are experiencing mental health crisis or in need of detoxification from substances. With an average length of stay of 5-7 days, Aspire staff assist you to stabilize symptoms and get back into the community. Upon discharge, staff will link you to needed ongoing treatment. Aspire is a licensed Crisis Stabilization Unit, designated as an emergency receiving and evaluation facility for adults that may need involuntary admission.

Comfort Zone

Located at 601 11th avenue Albany, GA, Comfort Zone provides 24 hour temporary observation for individuals 18 and older who are in mental health crisis to determine the level of care needed for optimal support and care.

Crisis Respite

The Crisis Respite Apartment (CRA) service offers crisis respite for an individual who needs a supportive environment when transitioning back into the community from a psychiatric inpatient facility, Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU), or temporary observation area; or when preventing an admission or readmission into a psychiatric inpatient facility, CSU, or temporary observation area and can be safely served in a voluntary community-based setting. Crisis Respite services include individualized engagement, crisis planning, linkage to behavioral health treatment/supports and other community resources necessary for the individual to safely reside in the community, including transportation assistance when needed to access appropriate services, supports, and levels of care.

Are you or someone you know in need of these services?