Division of Crisis Services

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Who We Are

The Division of Crisis Services was established in 2023 and is comprised of the office Crisis Services and the office of Crisis Operations, which work together to develop and maintain the Commonwealth’s continuum of crisis care, by ensuring that there is always someone to call, someone to respond, and somewhere to go.

Our Mission

The Division of Crisis Services is committed to following SAMHSA’s best practices for Crisis services delivery, to provide access to every Virginian. For more information on SAMHSA’s best practices, visit https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/national-guidelines-for-behavioral-health-crisis-care-02242020.pdf.