Psychiatric Crises / Emergencies
911 - Crisis Intervention Team
911 - Ask the police dispatcher to send CIT (Crisis Intervention Team) officers trained to respond to mental illness crises.
DMHAS Mobile Crisis Team - get an on-scene response by trained mental health clinicians
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Children's Behavioral Crises/Emergencies
211 or 800-203-1234, Press 1
Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services (EMPS) - trained mental health clinicians are dispatched to the location of the child experiencing a mental health crisis - will go to homes, community sites, and emergency rooms to assess psychiatric emergency and to provide emergency intervention
The Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services (DMHAS) maintains Warm Lines, which are telephone services staffed by people with psychiatric disabilities who offer phone support to their peers.
5pm to 10pm - 7 days a week
Young Adult Warmline
Developed by JoinRiseBe at Advocacy Unlimited to connect young people to community resources, motivate our peers to move forward, and inspire hope by demonstrating the positive outcomes of recovery.
Available 7 days a week
12 noon - 9pm
The NAMI volunteers listed below are available to assist family members, caregivers and friends of individuals with mental health conditions.
Assistance for caregivers
of children under 17:
Assistance in Spanish: