The DeKalb Regional Crisis Center provides crisis intervention and stabilization services for adults. The Center offers three level of care starting with the Crisis Services Center unit that receives walk-ins, transfers from emergency rooms, and involuntary referrals for evaluation.
If further observation is needed, individuals are monitored in the Temporary Observation Unit for 12-24 hours.
Individuals needing a longer period of stabilization or substance withdrawal management (usually 5-7 days) are admitted to the Crisis Stabilization Unit where ongoing care includes crisis counseling, medication, and assistance with discharge planning.
Mobile Crisis Service
Through a cooperative arrangement between the DeKalb CSB and the DeKalb County Police Department a Mobile Crisis Unit that includes a registered nurse and a police officer intervene and evaluate individuals experiencing a crisis in the community.
- Crisis Assessment, Support and Intervention
- Psychiatric Medical Assessment
- Medically Monitored Substance Withdrawal Management
- Medication Administration, Management and Monitoring
- Brief Individual, Group and Family Counseling
- Linkage to Community Based Services
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 DeKalb Regional Crisis Center at 404.294.0499, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Visit the DeKalb Regional Crisis Center (DRCC) located at 450 Winn Way, Decatur, Georgia 30030.
For non-crisis situations, DeKalb CSB Central Access serves as the central point of contact for DeKalb Community Service Board. Call 404.892.4646 for information about services.