The San Agustin Mental Health Center opens to help fill a service gap

People suffering from a mental health crisis can avoid the emergency room at Flagler Hospital and opt for the new CAIR center.

The Crisis Assessment Intervention and Referral Center provides mental and behavioral health services to both youth and adults in a more peaceful environment, Flagler Health + officials said.

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The CAIR Center’s goals are to reduce “unnecessary Baker Act approvals” and help people avoid criminal justice, as well as to reduce repeated hospital visits “while providing a supportive and supportive environment for those in mental health crisis.” Flagler Health + news release.

The center has been in operation for several weeks, but Flagler Health + officials celebrated the inauguration on Thursday morning with a ribbon-cutting at 300 Health Park Blvd., Suite 1008. Officials invited the media and others to pay a visit.

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