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Emergency Psychiatric Services at Prevail Recovery Center

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Psychiatric Services

At Prevail Recovery Center, we fully understand the importance of psychiatric emergencies and mental health crises as requiring an immediate, empathetic, and effective response in treatment. Our Emergency Psychiatric Services are here to give urgent care to people who are experiencing severe mental health crises where seeking treatment in a regular outpatient way is not possible. This guide provides information on why timely intervention is necessary, the type of services that we offer, and our approach in stabilizing patients during critical times. 

For a mental health emergency, immediate intervention and stabilization services are needed, including crisis intervention techniques and emergency psychiatric care.

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Need for Mental Health Emergency Psychiatric Services

Mental health emergencies can happen suddenly and unexpectedly and can frighten not only the individual who experiences them, but also their loved ones. They can include bouts of severe depression, suicidal ideation, psychosis, or other acute behavioral disturbances, each of which poses an immediate risk to the individual or others. Emergency psychiatric services aim to provide immediate assessments and stabilization in order to prevent harm, manage symptoms, and begin the recovery process. Crisis intervention is defined as the use of purposeful and immediate support in managing these emergencies by healthcare teams and, sometimes, emergency rooms to manage the situation and ensure the safety and well-being of the individual.

Situations of everyday life that may require emergency psychiatric services include:

  • Threats to harm themselves or others

  • Severe psychotic symptoms, including hallucinations or delusions

  • Extreme panic attacks

  • Overwhelming or incapacitating depression or anxiety


Family members are often critical in detecting the signs of a mental health crisis. They can play a significant role in initiating the necessary interventions, providing short-term relief, and being involved in planning care and support needed for recovery.

Crisis Intervention Services Offered at Prevail Recovery Center

  1. Rapid Response Assessment: Our center provides a rapid psychiatric assessment by a team of specialists immediately upon arrival or through our hotline. This enables our understanding of the severity of the crisis and the most appropriate steps in the delivery of care. In addition, our crisis intervention services offer immediate support and evaluation for persons in crisis, regardless of their financial means, and are provided to help decrease risks and equip persons with coping mechanisms.

  2. Inpatient Stabilization: We have stabilization services for people who need immediate, intensive treatment. Included in this treatment are services for medication management, mental health professional monitoring, and support through treatment interventions in an environment that is safe and controlled. Our staff are members of a crisis intervention team that is trained to specialize in responding to individuals who have behavioral health crises. We ensure tranquilizing medications, crisis counseling, and proper treatment referrals.

  3. Coordination with Emergency Medical Services: When necessary, we coordinate with the nearest emergency medical services to ensure that an individual gets treatment which is holistic in nature. Mobile crisis teams are further available, providing crisis management services for individuals with mental health, substance abuse, or developmental disabilities 24/7. These teams meet with individuals in safe locations to offer them support.

  4. Follow-Up Care and Planning: After stabilization, we concentrate on developing a follow-up care plan which is aimed at the longer-term needs of the individual. The follow-up care plan can include outpatient therapy, support groups, and medication management, among the range of services provided at our center.

Our Approach to Ongoing Support and Care

At Prevail Recovery Center, we approach each psychiatric emergency with sensitivity and urgency, ensuring emotional support is embedded in our care approach. Our multidisciplinary team is trained to handle a wide range of mental health emergencies with professionalism and empathy, incorporating appropriate coping skills as a part of our therapeutic interventions. We believe in treating not just the symptoms but also the underlying causes of the crisis to ensure long-term recovery. Furthermore, we have committed to provide continuous support to our patients, guaranteeing their long-term recovery, and preventing future crises.

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Why Choose Prevail Recovery Center

Expert Care: Our team of psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health professionals have the training and experience that allows them to deal with emergency psychiatric care.

Holistic Treatment: We ensure comprehensive care that is mental, emotional, and physical in nature, including support for substance abuse for a wholesome recovery process.

Respect and Compassion: We ensure that all individuals are respected and accorded their due respect and dignity, given the hard time they are facing.

Integrated Emergency Support: We coordinate with the emergency departments and emergency services to ensure that individuals during crises receive the intervention on time and effectively, indicative of our commitment toward integrated care networks.

Get Immediate Help Through Crisis Hotlines

For more information on our services or to access our crisis hotline, please visit our contact page or call us directly. Remember, you are not alone; Prevail Recovery Center is here to help you through this urgent situation and guide you toward recovery.

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3223 NW 10 Terrace Suite 607
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

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6906 Kingston Pike Suite 101A
Knoxville, TN 37919

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1-(800) 535-2970

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