Mental Health – Screening Assessment and Support Services (SASS)

An intense 90-day program for any youth who is at imminent risk of psychiatric hospitalization, who is returning from a residential treatment facility, or who has been deflected from inpatient treatment and has public funding. Entry into the SASS program must begin with a referral from the CARES line, or if declined by CARES, then through the Centerstone Crisis Center.

Individual must reside in Alton, Marion ICH, West Frankfort or Carbondale in Perry, Franklin, Williamson, Madison or Jackson Counties.