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Crisis Services

Crisis Services 860.585.3421

Bristol Hospital offers crisis services to those who may need assistance. Crisis evaluations are conducted in the Bristol Hospital Emergency Department by our highly educated and professional team on site from 8 am to midnight, seven days a week. 
Our team is dedicated to providing immediate intervention and access to resources. These resources may include admission to our inpatient behavioral health unit or referrals to community providers such as Bristol Hospital’s Counseling Center. Our safety assessment includes an evaluation of risks and protective factors, and offers support and immediate and future services.
What to expect during a crisis evaluation:
  • To be treated with dignity and respect
  • To have your concerns kept confidential
  • To always be at the center of the plan of care
Who may need to utilize crisis services:
  • Those who feel they are unsafe at home, are feeling like harming themselves, or someone else
  • Those who are facing alcohol dependence and withdrawal symptoms
  • Those who are affiliated with the Bristol Hospital Counseling Center and are experiencing increased symptoms that require stabilization and/or treatment
  • Those who have experienced anything they consider a crisis
  • Those who have experienced any type of abuse or trauma, recent loss, complicated grief, sexual, physical, or emotional abuse and do not feel safe

Our crisis team can offer:
  • Referrals to other agencies for case management, housing, and other therapeutic options
  • Assistance with placement for detox, including referrals to detox facilities and inpatient facilities
  • Evaluation including a history of what you may be experiencing, precipitants to the crisis, medical, family, substance use, legal, and housing information in order for a proper assessment to be made
Crisis Services can be reached by calling 860.585.3421

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