CSB Services – Acute Care

Acute Care Services are available for people who have a mental illness, substance use disorder, and/or intellectual disability, are in acute distress and need immediate help.

Services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and include:

  • Walk-in emergency psychiatric services at the Merrifield Center (8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Lower Level, Fairfax), 703-573-5679, TTY 711.
  • Mobile Crisis Unit that responds to crises throughout the community, 703-560-0224 or 703-573-5679, TTY 711.
  • Fairfax Detoxification Center (4213 Walney Road, Chantilly), 703-502-7000, TTY 703-322-9080 – Short-term residential substance abuse program for adults to safely detoxify from the effects of drugs and/or alcohol. Services include medical detoxification, buprenorphine detoxification, outreach and social detoxification.
  • Diversion to Detox – Mobile team of CSB staff responds to police requests to intervene at the scene of a potential arrest to refer the individual instead to detoxification services.
  • Woodburn Place – Crisis stabilization services, an alternative to hospitalization for adults who are experiencing psychiatric crisis. Woodburn Place provides a structured, supportive environment with 24-hour counseling support to help people gain the stability and emotional strength to move into a more independent living arrangement.

Involuntary Psychiatric Hospitalization of Adults

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24-Hour CSB Emergency Services
Phone: 703-573-5679 | TTY: 711

CSB Entry & Referral
Phone: 703-383-8500 | TTY: 711
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Tisha Deeghan, Executive Director

CSB Administrative Office
12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 836, Fairfax, VA 22035-1100
Phone: 703-324-7000 | Fax: 703-653-6626 | TTY: 711

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