Mental Health Crisis Center

Mental Health Crisis Center building


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.

Employment Opportunities

The Crisis Center recruits qualified applicants to work as Mental Health Technicians. Find out how to apply for available positions, and view some FAQs regarding working at the Mental Health Crisis Center.  

The Crisis Center is a great place to work as a Registered Nurse.  Open the link below to see what incentives Lancaster County currently provides.

The Crisis Center is also looking for on-call Registered Nurses.  Click here to APPLY now!

Also, the Crisis Center has an opening for a full time Mental Health Clinician.  If you have a passion for human services, are a self-starter, and want to assist with solutions to various behavioral health problems apply here!

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