Crisis Response

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 9-1-1.
If you are in a psychiatric crisis that is not life-threatening, call CarePointe at (251) 450-2211 or (888) 335-3044.

CarePointe provides crisis intervention services 24/7. Our caring specialists are trained in crisis assessment and de-escalation. When appropriate, they will coordinate access to a Crisis Response Team. These highly skilled professionals are adept at calmly, patiently guiding a caller through dire situations.

Our Crisis Response Team

Sometimes people need extra help. AltaPointe’s Crisis Response Teams can help you when you are experiencing a time of crisis. Our teams can provide additional services for you during those times.

What to do if you are in Crisis – Learn more

What are the signs that someone is in a mental health crisis?

There are a number of signs and symptoms that may point to an impending crisis for an individual living with a mental illness. The following list includes some behaviors that if become problematic or excessive may indicate the need to ask for help:

alcohol use
argumentative
being anxious
bizarre behavior
crying
danger to self/others
delusional thinking
depression
drug use
erratic behavior
hallucinations
homicidal thoughts
impulsivity
irritability
isolating
mood swings
not eating
not sleeping
not taking medications
obsessive behaviors
paranoid/fearful
restlessness
self-injury/harm
sleeping too much
suicidal thoughts
verbal aggression
wandering