According to DHS, crisis stabilization services are provided for a temporary transition period with the aim to reduce or eliminate an individual’s symptoms such that they can avoid inpatient hospitalization. Stabilization services are also defined as those that assist in the transition to a less restrictive placement when the crisis has passed.

DCTS Information Memo 2017-05 (

New Horizons Crisis Stabilization House provides the following services to all clients as dictated by their individual needs.  The services are provided based on the client’s individual diagnosis, which is the cornerstone of patient care: