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What is a Psychiatric

Psychiatric emergencies are acute disturbances in one's thoughts, behaviors, mood, or social relationships that require immediate intervention as defined by the patient, family, or social unit to save the patient and/or others from imminent danger.

The most prevalent emergent psychiatric situations self-neglect, self-harm, suicidal behavior, depressive or manic episodes, aggressive behaviors, psychomotor agitation, severely impaired judgment, intoxication, altered mental status, and/or withdrawal from psychoactive substances.


If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, having active thoughts of harming yourself or others with plan or intent, or a severe medication reaction, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. 

Suicide Prevention 

You can call 1-800-273-TALK, if feeling suicidal to speak with a crisis counselor.   

We provide outpatient mental health services and are not an urgent care or crisis center. 


If you are in need of medication adjustments, please contact our office to set up an appointment during our normal business hours. 

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Violence Prevention

You can call 1-800-799-7233 to talk to someone to prevent violence or harm to others or call 911 if you are in imminent danger. 


Let's work together to prevent violence in our communities.  National Violence Prevention Hotline Link 

Self Harming

Most common types of self-harming behaviors:

Cutting with sharp objects


Burning yourself

Carving words or symbols into your skin

Hitting or punching oneself 

Head banging

Pulling out your hair

Picking at existing wounds

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