Huntington Crisis Unit to host an open house

September 4, 2018

HUNTINGTON — Prestera Center will host an Open House for a new 16-bed Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) on Tuesday, Sept, 4, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Ribbon cutting will be promptly at 1:05 p.m. Light refreshments and tours will be provided for those attending the opening. The public is invited to attend.

Prestera Center has a 51-year history of providing quality behavioral health and addictions recovery services to communities across nine counties in rural Appalachia.

The Huntington Crisis Stabilization Unit is a combination of mental health crisis stabilization and drug and alcohol detoxification unit.

The eight-bed CSU located at 3375 US Route Sixty East in Huntington will double in capacity and move in to the new location during the first week of September.

The Huntington CSU serves people in Cabell, Mason, Lincoln, Wayne, Kanawha, Putnam, Boone and Clay Counties in West Virginia.

The CSU is located in the Guyandotte area at 216 Main St., Huntington, West Virginia.

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Behavioral Health and Healthcare Facilities provided funding for renovations and start-up.

After detox and/or stabilization at the CSU, individuals will participate in other levels of care and services offered by Prestera Center or other providers, depending on consumer choice and service availability.