Short Term Acute Residential Treatment (START) Program Description The START programs (also referred to as crisis residential programs) offer a alternative to hospitalization for the person who is suffering a psychiatric crisis of such magnitude so as not to be manageable on an outpatient basis. They are designed to be community-based, homelike environments which specialize in the psycho-social rehabilitation of each individual who comes through the door. They range in size from eleven to sixteen beds and are staffed 24 hours a day by Masters-prepared mental health professionals.
Services: Mix of mental health and substance abuse services
Fees: Sliding fee scale. Call for rates and qualifications. Payment assistance av
Insurances: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
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Most of the listings on this website are free; however, we decided it would also be helpful for our visitors to see sliding scale treatment centers and low cost rehab centers for low income persons.