LINK PROGRAM/HOME BASED CRISIS INTERVENTION

 
General Information
Description of ProgramLINK is an intensive, short-term crisis intervention program that provides assistance to families in crisis by helping to stabilize their family life and facilitating linkages to therapeutic resources in the community for ongoing support. The program uses a psycho educational approach that includes cognitive, behavioral, and client-centered approaches. Promotes and encourages improved family and individual functioning by teaching families necessary skills to remain together and prevent psychiatric hospitalization for children and adolescents in Suffolk County.
Referrals are accepted primarily through Suffolk's Children's Mobile Crisis Team and Stony Brook University Hospital CPEP (Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program). LINK can also be accessed from all Suffolk County Emergency Rooms and through WellLife Network directly and Suffolk County Mental Health Clinics.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaSuffolk
 
Client Information
EligibilityFor youth between the ages of 5-18 who are residents of Suffolk County and in imminent risk of psychiatric hospitalization by a licensed psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner from a referring unit. Referral is required.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMon.-Fri. 9am-5pm, on call crisis 24 hours/7days
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameMeghan Clancy-Folan, MSW
Contact's PositionProgram Director
Physical Site Address 13600 Route 112
Physical Site City, State, ZipCoram, NY 11727
Mailing Address 13600 Route 112
Mailing City, State, ZipCoram, NY 11727
Main Phone(631) 920-8500
Other Phone(631) 920-8602
Fax(631)920-8462
Web Addresswww.welllifenetwork.org
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateOct19
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
WELLLIFE NETWORK
This Program: LINK PROGRAM/HOME BASED CRISIS INTERVENTION
Affiliated Services: LINK PROGRAM/HOME BASED CRISIS INTERVENTION