Mental Health Crisis Center

Mental Health Crisis Center buildingMission

The mission of the Crisis Center is to provide custody, screening, emergency evaluation and crisis intervention to acutely mentally ill individuals, age 18 and older, who are detained under Nebraska Civil Commitment Statutes within Region V.


  • To provide comprehensive medical/psychological examinations for clients within 36 hours of admission.
  • To provide short-term intensive treatment to control clients' psychiatric symptomatology and stabilize current functioning allowing 75% of them to return to the community and avoid further inpatient care.
  • To provide linkages with other mental health and substance abuse programs so that clients return to the community as rapidly as possible.

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