Georgia Crisis Response Services Region 4 serving the counties of:
Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Calhoun, Colquitt, Cook, Decatur, Dougherty,
Early, Echols, Grady, Irwin, Lanier, Lee, Lowndes, Miller, Mitchell,
Seminole, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Turner, and Worth.
Georgia Crisis Access Line
Crisis Response Teams serve adults and children five years and older
with mental illness, serious emotional disorders, substance-related
disorders, and co-occurring substance-related and serious emotional
disorders who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis or are in a
situation likely to turn into a crisis.
- Crisis Response Services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
- Initial services are provided at no cost to the individual or family.
- Provide immediate intervention (within 1 hour) to help individuals, families or groups for people experiencing a behavioral health crisis or who are in a situation likely to turn into a behavioral crisis if supportive services are not obtained
- Reduce the risk of individuals in a crisis doing harm to themselves or others
- Reduce use of institutionalization, hospitalization, or contact with law enforcement agencies
- Promote timely access to appropriate services for those who require ongoing mental health or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse services
Behavioral Health Crisis Center (BHCC) is operated by Behavioral Health Services of South Georgia
(BHSGA). BHSGA is funded by the Department: of Behavioral Health and
Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) to provide mental health, substance
abuse and developmental disabilities services for Ben Hill, Berrien,
Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, Tift and Turner Counties.
includes psychiatrists, physicians, licensed therapists, nurses and
case managers. Through the state’s partnership with BHSGA and its new
focus on community/based services, residents in each of the counties
served by BHSGA and across southwest Georgia now have easier access to
high/quality behavioral health care.
If you or someone you know
needs immediate assistance (24/7) with behavioral health, developmental
disability, or an addictive disease issue, please contact
Georgia Crisis Access Line
3116 N. Oak St Ext.
Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 671- 3500
Serving Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, Tift and Turner Counties.
offers a full array of crisis services for people struggling with
mental health challenges and drug or alcohol abuse. BHCC provides the
non-hospital emergency services for adults eighteen (18) and older with
mental health disorders, substance use disorders, and co-occurring
- Assessment and triage
- Evaluation and intervention
- Crisis counseling and support
- Coordination for ongoing care and support
24 hour temporary observation.
Short term residential crisis stabilization.