Harris County Sequential Intercept Model

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Community Services

Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT)

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The Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT) provides emergency and crisis services to children and adults experiencing a mental health crisis but are unable and/or initially unwilling to access services through a traditional psychiatric outpatient setting.

MCOT is an interdisciplinary group comprised of psychiatrists, registered nurses, licensed master’s level clinicians, bachelor level clinicians and psychiatric technicians specializing in crisis intervention. MCOT services include:
  • Crisis intervention
  • Psychiatric assessment
  • Brief therapy
  • Nursing services
  • Nutrition education
  • Substance abuse assessment
  • Intensive case management
  • Medication management and more
MCOT also provides linkages and referrals to ongoing services such as:
  • Psychiatric services
  • Primary care
  • Substance abuse
  • Treatment
  • Residential
  • Psychosocial
  • Rehabilitation
  • Financial
  • Vocational
  • Legal