Crisis Residential Best Practices Handbook: Practical Guidelines and Resources
Source: TBD Solutions
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: People experiencing First Episode Psychosis (FEP), People who have experienced Trauma, People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Topics: Crisis Response System, Psychiatric or Mental Health Stabilization
Crisis Residential Programs serve individuals experiencing a mental health emergency in a community-based setting. As one component of subacute crisis stabilization services, CRPs provide a critical component of a healthy behavioral health crisis services continuum. Developed through crowdsourcing and dialog with national crisis programs, this handbook is intended to provide insight and perspective on how providers and communities are innovatively delivering critical behavioral health care to those experiencing a crisis. This handbook is geared towards two audiences: those who are currently operating Crisis Residential Programs who seek to standardize and improve their practices, and those who are considering opening some type of alternative to psychiatric hospitalization or other intensive service to support people experiencing a mental health crisis.