By Lexys Sillin, RBT, Mobile Crisis Outreach Counselor Despite the monotony of quarantine, financial stress, and the political unrest, 2020 is in fact coming to an end. While COVID-19 has its own physical consequences and world-wide restrictions, the CDC also suggests that many people are experiencing increased symptoms of anxiety and depression. Nevertheless, the turn […]
By Steven Groom, Crisis Intervention Overnight Coordinator Even in the best of times, the holidays can bring on feelings other than joy and happiness. Stress-related travel, gift giving, and scheduling time with different branches of your family, as well as worry that things won’t be “perfect” can all contribute to a significant amount of anxiety. […]
The Psychiatric Technician is responsible for welcoming and engaging with clients entering the GuideLink Center, completing a brief history of the presenting crisis, assisting with crisis de-escalation, and performing screenings to include a suicide risk screening, a brief mental health screening, a brief physical health screening and recording of vital signs. The Psychiatric Technician will connect clients with the appropriate level of care based on initial screening.