Mental Health Services

CAPITAL REGION CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MOBILE CRISIS TEAM (CRCAMT)

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Child and Adolescent Mobile Team (CAMT) provides an immediate community-based crisis response service to any family with a child-adolescent in Albany, Rensselaer or Schenectady Counties, under the age of 18 (or older if still in day school programming) experiencing a serious emotional, psychiatric or behavioral crisis. The team will respond to homes schools, community agencies as requested by family members or law enforcement. A multidisciplinary team will provide consultation, information, crisis assessment and intervention, and facilitation of alternate levels of care directly to the families during crisis episodes, whien it is most likely to have a significant impact, and next day phone support to help the family gather knowledge and resources to prevent-deal with future crisis episodes. The guiding principle of this initiative is that children and families must be assisted in the least intrusive, least traumatizing manner possible.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaAlbany, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Dutchess, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Kings, Montgomery, Monroe, Nassau, Oneida, Orange, Oswego, Queens, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Seneca, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, and Westchester
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureAlbany County:
Mobile Crisis Team 518-549-6500 (24 hours/7 days)
Children's Mental Health Clinic 518-447-4550 (24 hours/7 days)

Rensselaer County:
Department of Mental Health for Children (Unified Services) 518-270-2800 (24 hours/7 days)
Samaritan Hospital 518-271-3540 (24 hours/7 days)

Schenectady County:
Child Guidance Center at Northeast Parent and Child Society 518-381-8911 (24 hours/7 days)
Ellis Hospital 518-243-4000 (24 hours/7 days)

Emergency: 911

For information call and leave message: 518-429-2391, Sharon Cohen, Supervisor, Child and Adolescent Mobile Team
Intake RequirementsCall for details
Helpful TipsIn a life threatening situation, contact 911. Otherwise, call one of the gatekeepers (the numbers listed in the Intake Section by county) associated with the county where the child/adolescent in crisis is currently. The gatekeeper will initially triage the call, confirm the team's availability and based on the team's triage determination, CRCAMT will respond as clinically indicated.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityCall for details
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Specific Hours: CRCAMT Team available Mon-Fri 11:00 am-9:30 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 60 Academy Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12208
Main Phone 518-426-2600
Fax 518-426-2838
Service Location Email communications@northernrivers.org
Web Address www.parsonscenter.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: PARSONS CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER
Affiliated Program: CAPITAL REGION CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MOBILE CRISIS TEAM (CRCAMT)
This Service: Mental Health Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adolescents (YB-9500.0500)
Children (YB-9500.1500)
Psychiatric Mobile Response Teams (RP-1500.3400-650)