Services Provided

Services for Persons Meeting Eligibility

The Emergency Department staff will document that the consumer meets the eligibility criteria (described below) and does not have a current medical condition which precludes their eligibility for DHS/DMH-funded services by completion of the psychiatric medical clearance checklist.

Eligibility for Services

Factors Determining Eligibilty

The consumer is presenting with a psychiatric crisis in an ED in the R1SCCS area: Silver Cross Hospitals in New Lenox and Homer Glenn, IL, Presence St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Joliet, IL, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital in Bolingbrook, IL, Edward Plainfield ER in Plainfield, IL.

Admissions Process

Documentation and Evaluation

The above criteria must be evaluated and documented as met prior to calling for an Evaluator for an EDA. The EDA will only occur after acute intoxication, metabolic syndromes, and acute medical issues are evaluated and resolved or stabilized. Behavioral or emotional problems present only during acute intoxication do not require EDA services and do not meet the standards for inclusion in this program. 
Programs & Services