Crisis Services

Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services
Our Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services (EMPS) offers an immediate response to children and youth, ages 3 - 17, or 18 if still enrolled in school, experiencing behavioral health emergencies in the home, school and other community or hospital settings.
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To access EMPS, dial 2-1-1 and press 1.


Our Outcomes

Wheeler’s Hartford Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services (EMPS) program provided 28 percent of all EMPS services in Connecticut in FY 2015. Top referral sources for Wheeler’s EMPS programs in Greater Hartford, Greater New Britain include youth and families, schools and emergency departments. The following outcomes are part of Wheeler’s Outcomes in Care 2015 report. A comprehensive set of outcome data is available in
the report.

EMPS Response Episodes by Service Area (FY15)Infographic

EMPS - Top Referral SourceInfographic

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