Published: Tuesday, June 13th 2017, 6:38 pm EDT
Updated: Wednesday, June 14th 2017, 6:38 am EDT
By: Ashlea Kosikowski, Anchor
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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – There’s a new way to get help when someone you care about has a mental health crisis.
This month, Integrated Family Services began offering mobile crisis management services in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender Counties.
Mobile crisis management services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Clinicians will respond and provide an immediate evaluation, triage, and access to services for mental health, developmental and intellectual disabilities, and substance use disorders.
The professionals can help those experiencing suicidal thoughts, psychoses, manic episodes and more. The mobile crisis services are available by calling 1-866-437-1821.
IFS will host an open house event on Friday, Aug. 18, at 3 p.m. at its office, located at 1602 Physicians Dr., Suite 102, in Wilmington.