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Mental Health Mobile Crisis Response Launched in Menard County

4/19/2022

INTERVENTION IN REAL TIME 

People of all ages within Menard County who are experiencing a mental health crisis are now being served by the Memorial Health Mobile Crisis Response (MCR) initiative.  MCR provides an appropriate level of mental health crisis intervention in real time where the crisis is occurring, in an effort to reduce law enforcement involvement and reduce ER visits.  MCR operates 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year. THERE IS NO FEE.

MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE   217-788-7070

 

How Support is Provided

 

Telehealth (Triage)

MCR Staff provide support via Telehealth (phone or video conference) to de-escalate a crisis, provide interventions and connect you with community supports and mental healthcare referrals.

In Person Response

ASSESS - STABLIZE-SUPPORT 

Although many crises are resolved via telehealth, in-person responses can still be necessary.  When determined that in-person care is needed, crisis teams are dispatched to the community.  Trained professionals de-escalate the crisis, assess for interventions and stabilize the situation.