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Crisis Stabilization Units (CSU)-Crisis Services
In any situation involving actual or potential injury to you or another, call 9-1-1 and ask for a CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) trained officer.
Baker Act – What is it?
A way to provide individuals emergency services and temporary detention for mental health evaluation and treatment, either on a voluntary or involuntary basis.
First Step Crisis Stabilization Unit
A Baker Act receiving facility. 24/7 walk-in service.
1451 10th St, Sarasota
First Step – Mobile Response Team: The Mobile Response Team (MRT) provides around the clock (24/7-365) intervention through the Access Center to youth, adults, and families who are experiencing a mental health and/or substance use crisis. Services are available at home, school and other community-based locations or through the Access Center via phone and Telehealth. For more information or if in crisis, call (941) 364-9355.