Mobile Crisis Response Team
Mobile Crisis Response consists of teams of mental health counsellors/social workers and psychiatric nurses working with local police to respond to individuals in the community experiencing a mental health crisis.
The Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCR) travels as a team to assist/intervene with a mental health-related crisis, in a person’s home or community. The team has significant experience in mental health. In addition, Mobile Crisis Response are able to accompany other health care providers in client/ patient community visits.
In the Labrador-Grenfell Health region, Mobile Crisis Response services is available in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Sheshatshiu & Northwest River, and Labrador City & Wabush.
What is a mental health crisis?
A mental health crisis is any situation in which a person’s actions, feelings, and behaviours can lead to:
- hurting themselves or others, and/or
- put them at risk of being unable to care for themselves or function in the community in a healthy manner.
To access MCR services
- Call 9-1-1
- Call the 8-1-1 HealthLine
- Call your local police detachment
Labrador City & Wabush
Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Sheshatshiu & North West River