Services for Mental Health Crisis needs

PAI Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU)is a 4 bed, short-term stay (up to 10 days), unlocked facility located in Fergus Falls, MN. The CSU was created in conjunction with BCOW (Becker, Clay, Otter Tail, Wilkin counties)to provide a service for adults experiencing a mental health crisis.

Anyone may call our facility to attain information on admissions or crisis support services. Our phone number is 218-998-2525 or 1-888-354-3707.

Facility Amenities

Productive Alternative, Inc. Crisis Stabilization Unit 1013 North Tower Road Living Room Front desk Eating area Bedroom Porch
CSU Facility
  • Unlocked facility with home atmosphere
  • Laundry available on site
  • Transportation available for in-town appointments
  • Out of town appointments should be coordinated with care coordinators or rescheduled
  • Smoking is allowed in sheltered porch area
  • Microwave, no stove or oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Meals on Wheels delivery service
  • Coffee pot and decaf coffee (clients may bring their own coffee)
  • 4 single occupancy bedrooms available
  • Bedding provided
  • Homemade quilts are optional to take home
Living Room
  • Wii
  • Internet, TV/cable
  • Access to library for reading materials or other audio resources
  • Outdoor games, board games, movies, books, magazines, crafts
  • Phone for clients to make local calls or receive incoming calls
  • Clients may use staff phone for short long distance calls
  • Basic hygiene products available if client forgets (toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.)
  • Handicap accessible shower
  • Towels & washcloths available
  • Client centered
  • Crisis skills, resources, advocacy
  • Service coordination, education
  • Staffing available 24/7 1:4 minimum staff to client ratio
  • Safety: clients should be medically stable, non-chemically compromised, and no sexual predator history
  • Diabetic clients are accepted if capable of administering own medications
  • Must bring medications in original bottles
  • If client is unable to bring or has run out of meds, CSU staff can help coordinate with pharmacy