Crisis

Crisis Services

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.

Services Available

  • 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.