ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y.-- The Rockland Behavioral Health Response Team to handle mental health emergencies is now available throughout the county.
The service provides free mobile behavioral health services and crisis intervention 24/7, 365 days a year to individuals, families and agencies in Rockland County.
The Behavioral Health Response Team will provide immediate, around-the-clock intervention to assist people experiencing a mental health emergency.
Help is provided through a hotline and on-site intervention and support.
BHRT has an experienced team of mental health professionals capable of responding immediately to requests for assistance or intervention with any behavioral health issue at home, in schools, in offices or any other setting.
The issues can range from serious emotional crisis to seeking guidance for behavioral health support. If immediate additional support is needed, the BHRT team members will arrange transportation to the most appropriate facility.
BHRT works collaboratively with all Rockland hospitals, mental health agencies and first-response agencies to ensure the most appropriate care.
To contact the BHRT service in an emergency, call 911 or the crisis hotline at 845-517-0400.
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