Psychiatric Emergency Screening Services (PESS)

Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus is a state-designated emergency screening service for Ocean County. Crisis intervention, stabilization and treatment are all provided. Mobile outreach to those in Ocean County experiencing acute psychiatric distress and traumatic incident debriefing are provided as well.

Services can be accessed through the PESS Department by calling 732.886.4474 or toll free 866.904.4474.

Patient Stories

  • "I was ready to fight hard. Being a mom with a four year old daughter just made me push harder. I didn't stop living. I didn't stop being a mom."

    Kriss
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    Tom
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