Crisis Assessment and Triage Service

Crisis Assessment and Triage Service

The Crisis Assessment and Triage Service (CAT) provides easy access to the entire continuum of services at Behavioral Health of Waterbury Hospital. The CAT is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week by calling 203-573-6500. Appointments are available within 24 hours; however, clients may also be seen on an emergent/urgent basis.

CAT services include:

Emergent/urgent behavioral health treatment 24 hours per day, seven days per week

Referral to all programs within the Behavioral Health of Waterbury Hospital continuum.

Walk-in or scheduled appointments

Outreach and consultation in the community and emergency room settings

In-home evaluation and assessment

Critical incident debriefing

Telephone crisis counseling

Assessment, evaluation and referrals

Psychiatrist on site at all times

Twenty-three hour observation bed program

Short-term inpatient crisis bed with accompanying rapid assessment, stabilization, treatment and after-care planning

Respite level of care in supervised apartments

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted 24 hours per day by calling 203-573-6500.

64 Robbins Street, 2nd Floor

Waterbury, CT 06708

(203) 573-6500