Having a mental health crisis?
How do i get help in a crisis?
A mental health emergency should be taken as seriously as a medical emergency. If you are feeling like you need urgent help for you or for someone else, it is important that you seek help and talk to someone.
A crisis is any situation in which you feel you need urgent help. For example, you might feel in crisis if:
- You are having suicidal thoughts and feelings
- You are having thoughts about harming yourself or someone else
The table below gives some general information on how you can get help in a crisis:
|What's happening||Ways you can get help|
|You think you may act on suicidal feelings, or you have seriously harmed yourself||
|You are feeling extremely distressed, or are experiencing suicidal feelings||
|You need medical help or advice fast, but it's not an emergency||
|You're worried that you might experience a crisis in the future|