Crisis Response

Washington County Crisis Response Unit (CRU) provides 24/7/365 mobile crisis mental health services for adults and children experiencing a crisis. Mobile crisis interventions are face-to-face, short-term, intensive mental health services.

The Crisis Response Unit:

  • are trained mental health professionals and practitioners
  • helps individuals navigate the healthcare system to find services and resources
  • provides counseling and support for individuals and families to manage a crisis
  • supports individuals experiencing a crisis to identify and utilize better coping skills
  • serves as a resource to law enforcement, schools, hospitals, and community agencies
  • can refer to other county social service programs for ongoing support
  • provides after-hours child protection screening and response
  • providers after-hours emergency social services