Step By Step, Inc.

Respite/Hospital Diversion

This program provides respite for individuals who are experiencing challenges in their lives that create imminent risk for an escalation of symptoms and/or a loss of adult role functioning but who do not pose a risk to the safety of themselves or others.

This non-medical alternative program offers a comfortable, non-judgmental environment in which one might be able to process stresses as well as explore new options. The goal is to prevent unnecessary or inappropriate hospitalizations, provide short-term solutions, and offer a person alternative options for handling future crises.

Individuals are referred by DSS, Community Support and Mobile Crisis Teams, Article 28 hospitals, Psychiatric Centers and Law Enforcement.


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