Mobile Response Program

We can help

The Mobile Response Program supports people wherever they are, whenever they need it. A trained Mobile Response Team consisting of a Mental Health Clinician and an Engagement Specialist will be dispatched to individuals who are experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis.

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The Mobile Response Team meets with the person, completes an assessment, and helps the person find a solution to the immediate situation. We can immediately link the individual to mental health services and provide referrals. The team can help find a safe place to recover if needed. Emergency transportation may be provided to shelters, crisis respite centers, hospitals, or substance use treatment centers.

Are you or someone you know experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis? Our Mobile Response Team is here to help!* Call (847) 377-8088.

*Services are currently limited to as we continue to build our Mobile Response Team. 


You can make a difference—we need you!

Be part of a team that works as partners to help in the moment. Support each other as you help those in need. Collaborate and use your skills to provide appropriate mental health responses that can reduce the need for emergency room visits or police intervention. The following positions are available as part of our Mobile Response Team:

Peer Support / Engagement Specialists

Use your lived experience with recovery to help others. Make connections to empower people and inspire hope. Show others that mental health struggles can happen to anyone and that recovery is possible.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree and three (3) years experience, OR high school diploma/GED and five (5) years experience, OR bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field and one (1) year of experience, OR Bachelor’s degree in another field with two (2) years experience.
  • Ability to obtain CRSS certification within 1 year of hire.
  • Valid driver’s license

Watch this video to learn more about Peer Support / Engagement Specialists

Mental Health Clinicians

Use your clinical skills to help someone feel calm and supported. Help to identify and meet the needs of others to create lasting change. Be part of an innovative response that can have an immediate impact.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree and five (5) years experience in behavioral sciences, OR Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years experience in behavioral sciences, OR Bachelor’s degree in a related field and one (1) year of experience in behavioral sciences, OR Master’s degree in behavioral sciences and no experience
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, visit the Lake County Career Center. For questions, call (847) 377-8953.