SECTION .5000 ‑ FACILITY BASED CRISIS SERVICE FOR INDIVIDUALS OF ALL DISABILITY GROUPS
10a NCAC 27g .5001 SCOPE
(a) A facility-based crisis service for individuals who have a mental illness, developmental disability or substance abuse disorder is a 24-hour residential facility which provides disability-specific care and treatment in a nonhospital setting for individuals in crisis who need short‑term intensive evaluation, or treatment intervention or behavioral management to stabilize acute or crisis situations.
(b) This facility is designed as a time‑limited alternative to hospitalization for an individual in crisis.
History Note: Authority G.S. 122C‑26; 143B‑147;
Eff. May 1, 1996.