The Assessment Center at Lasting Hope Recovery Center

(Formerly known as the Psychiatric Emergency Center or PEC )

Adults who present with or call in a psychiatric emergency.

24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Service Goal:
To help individuals with emergency psychiatric concerns to obtain appropriate services.

Service Description:
The Assessment Center responds to the psychiatric crisis line and to the Emergency Department at Alegent Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center. The Assessment Center also serves as the after-hours call center for Alegent Health Psychiatric Associates. The Assessment Center determines a level of care and coordinates admissions to the appropriate service/program.

Follow-up Care:
All individuals who contact the Assessment Center will be offered recommendations and treatment options. The Assessment Center will facilitate the acquisition of all emergent services.

Treatment Team:
The Assessment Center is staffed by Lasting Hope psychiatric nursing staff. There is a psychiatrist available for consultation regarding assessments. 

Referral Process:
Call the The Assessment Center at (402) 717-HOPE (4673) or 1-800-523-7294.

Lasting Hope Recovery Center, Omaha.