Assessment and Admission

Take the First Step

Call our ACCESS Line at 1-800-537-2585 or 806-354-1810 and come in for a no-cost assessment. Language services are available.

What is an Assessment?

An assessment is an interview with a mental health professional. The assessment counselor will consult with a psychiatrist and recommend treatment.

Continuum of Services

  • 24-hour emergency assessments
  • Scheduled ACCESS assessments
  • Inpatient treatment
  • Partial hospital programs
  • Intensive outpatient program
  • Aftercare groups
  • Panhandle employee assistance program
  • Addiction treatment
  • Community support groups
  • First responder/military services groups

What to Expect

If an individual is in imminent danger, call 911. Our professionals are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide no-cost confidential assessments.

Assessment Process

During an assessment, a licensed mental health professional will gather information from the person in crisis as well as the family, if available. The assessment professional and the on-call physician will determine the best course of treatment which might include inpatient or outpatient services, or the individual could return home with specific discharge instructions and follow-up if needed.

Learn more about our Assessment and Admission process.