Hours of Operation: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
The Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) is a secured 30 bed public receiving facility for Florida’s Baker Act. The CSU provides short-term, intensive, psychiatric stabilization and discharge planning services to individuals in need of emergency treatment either voluntarily or involuntarily meeting the criteria for Florida’s Baker Act. Individuals who experience a crisis are psychiatrically evaluated, observed and stabilized on the Unit for a period up to 72 hours for the purpose of returning them to a less restrictive level of care. Services offered at the CSU include medication management, psycho-education on illness, group support, discharge planning and referrals, as well as, family education.