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Crisis Services

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Crisis Intervention offers services to people who are in a crisis situation, and can do the following:

  • Provide free help to anyone
  • Help you get through your crisis
  • Help you to get the services you or your family may need
  • Be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Provide services over the phone, in person, and in the community
  • Provide evaluation for inpatient hospitalization and help find a hospital to provide psychiatric services if you need that type of help
  • Can offer options to family members who have a relative in crisis
  • Can work with other agencies, schools, and police departments to provide assessments and evaluations for individuals needing crisis services
  • Provide emotional support and reduce your tension
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WellSpan Crisis Services

WellSpan Crisis Services is the primary provider of crisis services (mobile, telephone, and walk-in) in York and Adams Counties. WellSpan’s crisis support services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Please call 717-851-5320 or 800-673-2496 for WellSpan Crisis Services.

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Types of Crisis Services

  • Telephone Crisis: Allows you to talk with a crisis worker over the phone. They will help you get through your crisis and will help you get the services you or your family member may need.
  • Walk-In Crisis: Meet with a crisis worker at their office or hospital to help resolve your crisis. They can also help you get the services you or your family member may need.
  • Mobile Crisis:  You may be able to have a crisis worker come to your home or someplace else in the community. Before a mobile crisis worker comes to your home, they will assess the situation for safety and determine if mobile crisis is the best option. They will help you get through your crisis, and they can help you or your family member get the services you need. Mobile crisis may be requested by other agencies or the police department to make joint visits for an individual in crisis.

Other services offer 24-hour, 7 days a week availability. If you are involved with any of the following services, you should first call your caseworker or the person on call for these services unless you need immediate help. They are:

  • Family-Based Services
  • Intensive Case Management Services
  • Community Treatment Team