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Crisis Intervention Services

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences provides a variety of crisis related services focused on the individual patients needs:

The Access Center/Crisis Intervention Service Team provides: 

  • 24 hour coverage, 7 days a week
  • A Crisis Hotline for those in psychiatric crisis
  • Emergency psychiatric evaluations to patients in the Emergency Department at all four Northshore Hospitals
  • Short term counseling
  • Evaluation and outpatient crisis counseling
  • Emergent medical social service calls
  • Workshops on crisis-related subjects to various hospitals and community groups. 
  • Responds to community crisis when appropriate 

For More Information

For more information, please call 847.570.2500.