There are 2 agencies offering Mobile Response Team (MRT) services in the Southeast Region. The MRT’s offer assessment of crisis situations, referral and linkage to community resources, support in difficult/stressful times, information about services and resources in the community, and education about mental illness to those in need. These services are free,and offered 24/7 to people of all ages. All teams are mobile- they can go to you. They can come to your home, go to schools, or wherever the crisis is happening.
The goal of MRT is to prevent any unnecessary psychiatric hospitalizations. There are teams in the following areas: (note that the teams may be accessed at the number listed under each provider or simply by dialing 211 and asking for MRT services)
South County Mental Health Inc.
16158 S. Military Trail
Delray Beach, FL 33484
SCMHC offers MRT services for all of Palm Beach County
New Horizons of the Treasure Coast
4500 Midway Road
Fort Pierce, FL 34981
NHTC covers St. Lucie, Indian River, Martin, and Okeechobee counties.