The goal of a Crisis Restoration Center is to provide an alternative to jail for people experiencing a mental health crisis. A Crisis Restoration Center is a place that police can take a person so that they are safe, become stabilized and a plan for treatment can be created.
High utilizers are people who are well known to police, social services and medical services. Often communities spend lots of money treating high utilizers without providing an increase in their quality of life. Many communities are finding that with coordinated approach, not only can money be saved, but high utilizers are better off.