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The Kem and Carolyn Gardner Crisis Care Center
When the Kem and Carolyn Gardner Crisis Care Center opens its doors, it will be a beacon of hope for those navigating the often turbulent waters of a psychiatric crisis. Your commitment to this cause goes beyond generosity; it’s an investment in the well-being of individuals and families in our community.
By supporting the Kem and Carolyn Gardner Crisis Care Center, you are helping people facing a psychiatric crisis get on the path to mental wellness. Because of your generous support, the programs and collaborations at the Center will ensure that patients and their families receive the absolute best immediate help and ongoing support in one convenient location.
The Kem and Carolyn Gardner Crisis Care Center will incorporate community services, training, and crisis care, including:
A 30-bed receiving center and 24-bed acute care unit
A medication-assisted treatment clinic for individuals with opiate use disorders
Intensive outpatient treatment for adults needing support for substance use disorders
Day treatment for adults who need more help than traditional outpatient care
In partnership with dozens of community stakeholders, an entire building floor will be dedicated to supporting services. These include:
A free law clinic to remove legal barriers that disrupt many families with a mental health crisis
Primary care and dental care clinics
Intensive case management
Connections to existing community programs for housing, health care, and employment