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Crisis Services

We all face a mental health crisis from time to time. A mental health crisis can take many forms. Generally, a mental health crisis is a period of intense difficulty or instability that can't be resolved without the help of trained professionals. A mental health crisis does not always mean someone is a danger to themselves or others.

Learn the signs of a mental health crisis

In a mental health crisis? You're not alone.

If you are in a mental health crisis, there are many services and supports available to you whether you need someone to talk to, you need someone to respond, or you need a place to be. To learn more about what is available to you, select the option below that best meets what you need.

If you are in imminent danger or experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.

If you are having thoughts of suicide or hurting yourself, call your county’s crisis line or 988 for the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.

Transforming the delivery of services and supports

We are building a structure for mental health crisis situations that is on par with systems for medical and public safety emergencies. Our goal is to develop a system of care in line with national standards that can serve everyone, everywhere, every time. To learn more about this work, select one of the options below.

Last revised April 13, 2023