Crisis Services

Advantage serves as a resource in the community providing behavioral health crisis services for individuals and their families. Our goal is to assure you receive the services you need in times of crisis, get linked to needed ongoing services, and develop a plan to prevent crises in the future. Our Crisis services include:

 

  • Crisis Intervention- Assessment and intervention are available at each of our sites. A team of medical and clinical professionals are available to assess, determine the necessary level of care, and link to those needed services.

 

  • Mental Illness and Addictive Disease Crisis Stabilization-Vantage Point Crisis Stabilization Unit, a 14-bed facility located at 195 Miles Street in Athens, is a 24-hour, seven day a week facility serving adults age 18 and older who are experiencing mental health crisis or in need of detoxification from substances. With an average length of stay of 5 days, Vantage Point staff assist you to stabilize symptoms and get back into the community. Upon discharge, staff will link you to needed ongoing treatment. Vantage Point is a licensed Crisis Stabilization Unit, designated as an emergency receiving and evaluation facility for adults that may need involuntary admission.

10 Locations

Our services cover the 10 county region of Northeast Georgia. We operate 6 behavioral health outpatient clinics and 7 clinical sites for individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities.