Emergency Services 2018-03-28T07:58:10+00:00

Emergency Services

“We passionately believe in the potential of all.”

Individuals or family members experiencing a crisis should call one of the following numbers:

Our trained team of Emergency Services clinicians provide 24/7 crisis services here on the Eastern Shore of VA, with certified and licensed staff ready to assist you and your family at anytime day or night. To access this service, please dial the numbers listed above, and we will be glad to assist you with your call.

Treatment Philosophy

At Emergency Services, we view a psychiatric or substance abuse crisis as a critical and/or opportune time to intervene. Often the crisis brings to light some patterns of thinking, feeling, or relating that are not producing desired results in a person’s life.

These patterns are often indicative of underlying pain with which the individual has difficulty coping. The successful intervention will help the individual begin the process of dealing more adaptively with the pain or problems they are experiencing.

We provide an array of services to help the individual resolve the crisis in the least restrictive, recovery-oriented method possible.

Treatment Location

Our Emergency Services team is comprised of state certified, licensed and experienced clinicians who are available on the Eastern Shore 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. We provide face to face or telephone response to individuals and families experiencing crisis, or to an involved party who is concerned about the person in crisis.

During our regular business hours of 8:30am to 5pm Monday through Friday, individuals may be scheduled for an emergency appointment at our Emergency Services office:

Nassawadox Counseling Center
10106 Pine Street
Nassawadox, VA 23413

For after-hours access 5pm to 8:30am, an on-call clinician will respond to the crisis call through the ESCSB Emergency Services answer service by calling our 24-Hour Crisis Services numbers:

If a face to face appointment is required after-hours, it will be set up at the Riverside Shore Memorial Emergency Department or another designated ESCSB emergency site.

For a description of the emergency services that are available, please click here.

Individuals or family members experiencing a crisis should call one of the following numbers:

“We passionately believe in the potential of all.”

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Individuals experiencing a crisis should call 911 or
ESCSB emergency services call center at 757-442-7707

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Over 2,000
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No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay. There is a discounted/sliding fee schedule available.

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