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Emergency Services
Call (802) 388-7641
24 hours a day / 365 Days a year

Or 911 if you need immediate assistance.

The Counseling Service provides 24 hour emergency services for residents of Addison County experiencing a mental health crisis. Such crises may include:

  • Depression
  • Acute anxiety
  • Suicidal and homicidal thinking or behavior
  • Family problems
  • Increased symptoms or onset of symptoms of mental illness
  • Alcohol or drug emergencies

We help callers resolve the immediate crisis and make plans for follow up services if needed. We can help with:

  • Risk assessment
  • Safety planning
  • Supportive counseling
  • Critical incident/post traumatic stress management
  • Short-term and follow up treatment and referral
  • Coordination of other services such as hospitalization, intensive outpatient programs, and community resources
  • Psychiatric consultation

These services are provided on the telephone, face-to-face at our office, Porter Hospital Emergency Room, Middlebury College Health Services, or in the field depending on the situation. 

If you feel a mental health problem is more than you can cope with, please call:

Emergency Services, (802) 388-7641
24 hours a day / 365 Days a year

Or 911 if you need immediate assistance. 

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