RESPOND

The RESPOND team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

It is often difficult to know how to respond to people in emotional distress. There are no simple formulas because every situation involves individuals and we are different. The RESPOND Program offers assessments for:

RESPOND is a comprehensive community service designed to help you by providing 24-hour mental health/chemical dependency, crisis intervention, assessment, and information and referral assistance.

RESPOND provides immediate response to telephone inquiries, suggestions for appropriate action, and information about community mental health resources.

The RESPOND team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Staffed by mental health professionals and psychiatric nurses, the RESPOND program offers:

  • Confidential assessments and consultation for emotional programs
  • Referrals to outpatient, partial or inpatient care based on each individual's treatment needs
  • Support for families of those suffering from mental illness
  • Information about mental health concerns and community services
For additional information, please contact RESPOND at (423) 499-2300 or 1-800-542-9600.