The Providence Center’s Crisis Stabilization Unit offers patients an alternative to hospitalization or an option for step-down for transition between levels of care. The unit provides short-term care for patients experiencing an acute psychiatric and/or substance use crisis that could escalate to a point of requiring hospitalization. At the CSU, patients have immediate access to a highly skilled team of psychiatrists, nurses, clinicians and case managers specializing in mental health and substance use crisis intervention.
Patient-focused, recovery-based services
- The only program of its kind in Providence
- 24-hour care, 7 days a week
- Approximate 5-day length of stay
Treatment addresses the patient’s mental health and substance use needs, utilizing a variety of modalities in addition to traditional therapies.
- Individualized treatment planning based on patient’s needs, goals and strengths
- Individual and group therapy
- Substance use education
- Crisis intervention and resolution
- Case management
- Biopsychosocial assessment and psychiatric evaluation
- Medication management
Comprehensive discharge planning that addresses the patient’s needs for continued recovery includes: