• provide
  • It solicited interest from area hospitals and Riverside signed on to provide the space and additional staff. (dailypress.com)
  • The facilities, sometimes housed in a psychiatric hospital, psychiatric ward, or emergency room, provide immediate treatment to both voluntary and involuntary patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (wikipedia.org)
  • Within a protected environment, psychiatric emergency services exist to provide brief stay of two or three days to gain a diagnostic clarity, find appropriate alternatives to psychiatric hospitalization for the patient, and to treat those patients whose symptoms can be improved within that brief period of time. (wikipedia.org)
  • The functions of psychiatric emergency services are to assess patients' problems, implement a short-term treatment consisting of no more than ten meetings with the patient, procure a 24-hour holding area, mobilize teams to carry out interventions at patients' residences, utilize emergency management services to prevent further crises, be aware of inpatient and outpatient psychiatric resources, and provide 24/7 telephone counseling. (wikipedia.org)
  • mental
  • The College of William and Mary, Colonial Williamsburg, Eastern State Hospital and the National Alliance on Mental Illness of the Williamsburg Area are also participating. (dailypress.com)
  • Mental health professionals from a wide area of disciplines, including medicine, nursing, psychology, and social work in these settings alongside psychiatrists and emergency physicians. (wikipedia.org)
  • Psychiatric emergency service settings exist to treat the mental disorders associated with an increased risk of completed suicide or suicide attempts. (wikipedia.org)
  • area
  • Hands Across Mathews, a community service organization of volunteers from 35 area churches, needs volunteers to meet a growing need for assistance. (dailypress.com)