The Crisis Response Services provides a 24-hour Crisis intervention Hotline for residents of York County, as well as around the clock assistance for people in the SMMC Emergency Department Acute Psychiatry Unit (EDAP). A multi-disciplinary team of crisis workers, mental health nurses and security staff, perform a comprehensive assessment of your needs and reasons for seeking help and design a plan to meet your needs. Follow up with community resources, or assistance with hospitalization is provided. The 24 hour hotline phone number is: 1-888-568-1112
The Inpatient Mental Health Unit is a 12 bed, locked unit that provides, 24 hour treatment program designed to provide care for adults ages 18-95 in acute psychiatric crisis. The multidisciplinary team treats individuals experiencing major mental illnesses and addiction related problems. The program includes voluntary and involuntary levels of care. A team of mental health professionals plan and work together with the patient to provide psychiatric care, medical treatment, support, referral for follow-up care, and opportunities for learning and emotional growth. The team includes nursing, psychiatry, social work and case management. Individuals with medical conditions also receive medical consults from the SMMC hospitalist program. Programming on the mental health unit includes daily clinical groups in CBT and DBT, a therapeutic milieu, art therapy, medication management, and recreational activities. Access to AA and NA groups is also available. Family members are encouraged to participate in the planning of aftercare for the individual and to participate in a family meeting. Relapse prevention and follow up with outpatient community services is emphasized.
Visiting hours are from 2:00-3:00pm and 6:00-7:00pm, Monday through Friday; 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-7:00pm on Saturday and Sunday.