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Crisis Stabilization

Crisis Stabilization offers support to children and their families recovering from crisis. The five day program will introduce skills to assist the child in managing future crisis, along with supporting the parent-child relationship. Children and their families can expect:

  • A comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Meet daily with a Licensed Mental Health Professional
  • At least one hour a day of skill building work for the child, parents, family, or any combination of the three
  • Introduction to, and practice utilizing skills to build resiliency for children, parents, and families
  • Connectivity to additional community services to support long term health and wellness

Services can be provided in our residential program location at Camp Sunnyside, or in the child's community. Those who participate in residential services can expect individual, family, and group work with other residential participants for up to five days. Funding is available for those in need for transportation and meals, for family members visiting or staying on campus. Residential Crisis Stabilization services are intended to support the whole family.

If you or someone you love is in need of Crisis Stabilization services you can access them through referral by:

  • Mobile Crisis
  • Hospital Emergency Room
  • Upon Hospital discharge
  • By calling the Resource and Referral line at: 515.288.0818

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Under 18 years old
  • Experiencing a crisis you need professional intervention to overcome
  • Polk County Resident
  • Not currently a danger to others, and do not meet hospital admission criteria
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