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Rapid Mobile Response and Clinical Services (RC5)

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What is the RC5 Program?

The RC5 program offers crisis stabilization for children and adults.

If you’re looking for crisis stabilization services for someone with ID/DD, you can get help through the REACH program for children or for adults.

RC5 offers additional support to:

  • Emergency Services
  • Case Managers
  • Support Coordinators
  • Other service providers
  • The regional crisis line: 1-888-255-2989

What Is Crisis Stabilization?

Crisis stabilization treats symptoms of mental or behavioral health conditions in individuals who are at high risk of admission to a psychiatric hospital. Crisis stabilization is designed to help individuals to avoid hospitalization or loss of placement and often includes treatment and medication.

What Does the RC5 Program Offer?

Crisis staff collaborates with local stakeholders to assist with community-based stabilization.

RC5 services include:

  • The Regional Crisis Line: 1-888-255-2989
  • Clinical Assessments
  • Crisis Stabilization
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Linkage to community partners, such as psychiatric, case management and counseling services
  • 30-day post-discharge support and safety planning

Mobile Crisis Response provides 24/7 rapid response, assessment and early intervention to those experiencing a behavioral health crisis.
What Happens When You Call the Regional Crisis Line?

When you call the Regional Crisis Line, you’ll be assessed and if you meet the criteria, our mobile crisis responders will provide immediate help.

We Are Here for You Anytime You Need Help Fast

The RC5 program provides 24/7 help for anyone who needs immediate crisis stabilization. The RC5 Program was born of our commitment to do everything we can to help our community members avoid psychiatric hospitalization whenever possible.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, please reach out to us anytime, day or night. You can call the Regional Crisis line at 1-888-255-2989 to ask for help.

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