Philadelphia Mental Health and Aging Resource Guide

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Getting Help

Crisis Help

If you feel that there is a crisis and that you or someone you know may be a danger to themselves or others, you can call mobile services that will come to you, or go to an emergency or crisis center.

Hotlines

Some Hotlines are telephone resources that can direct you to the help you need in a crisis and are available 24 hours a day seven days a week.

Philadelphia Mobile Emergency Services

If you feel that there is a crisis and that you or someone you know may be a danger to themselves or others you can call mobile services. Mobile emergency services will come to your location.

Area Psychiatric Emergency Services

If you feel that there is a crisis and that you or someone you know may be a danger to themselves or others, you can go to an emergency or crisis center.

Crisis Response Centers (CRC)

These centers are specifically set up to handle mental health crises.

Helplines

Helplines are telephone resources you may want to call for information. Helplines may or may not be available 24 hours a day.

Page updated: March 1, 2005.
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