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.

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 go. 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 the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255).  


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: September 14, 2021