The Judge Guy Herman Center for Mental Health Crisis Care is now open for internal referrals through Integral Care’s crisis services. The Herman Center offers the right level of care at the right time while reducing the cost of care and improving health outcomes for patients.
The Herman Center provides short term, emergency psychiatric crisis care for adults in Travis County. It will support our community by providing an alternative to incarceration and in-patient care, and will offer the opportunity to ensure that individuals whose primary issue is mental health have an appropriate and safe place to be stabilized, assessed and treated. The goal is to quickly resolve the immediate crisis so the individual can return home or transfer to another Integral Care residential program for ongoing support and recovery. To learn more about the services of the Center, click here.
Moving forward, primary referrals to the Herman Center will come from law enforcement, healthcare providers like local emergency departments. The Herman Center is not suitable for walk-ins or self referrals.
Thank you to all of our community partners, especially St. David’s Foundation and Central Health, for making this much needed service available in the community. St. David’s Foundation funded the project with a grant totaling almost $9M and Central Health made the land available via a low cost (virtually free) long-term lease, valued at $1.2M.