Term Crisis Residential Treatment
Code RP-1500.1500
Definition Programs that provide a short-term residential alternative to inpatient hospitalization for adults and/or children who are experiencing a mental health crisis and require 24-hour support in a supervised environment to become stabilized, but do not exhibit medical complications that necessitate nursing care.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 10/28/22
Use References Crisis Houses
Crisis Stabilization Units
Short Term Crisis Residential Treatment
Time Out Houses
See Also References Crisis Shelter (BH-1800.1500)
Jail Diversion Programs for Mentally Ill Offenders (FF-0500.1800-300)
Peer Respite Programs for Mental Health and/or Substance Use Disorder Crises (RP-1500.6740)
External Classification Terms Crisis Intervention (NPC F02)
Hotlines & Crisis Intervention (NTE F40)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (CAN MH-500)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (USA MH-500)
Related Concepts Disabilities
Emergency and Crisis Services
Organization/Facility Type
Facet Service
Bibliographic References "Crisis Residential Treatment", Hope Network website, http://www.hopenetwork.org/Behavioral-Health/Specialized-Care/Crisis-Residential-Treatment.aspx

"Mental Health Dictionary", SAMHSA'S National Mental Health Information Center, Center for Mental Health Services, http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/resources/dictionary.aspx

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