Mental Health Crisis Definition:
A mental health crisis is a non-life threatening situation in which an individual is exhibiting extreme emotional disturbance or behavioral distress, considering harm to self or others, disoriented or out of touch with reality, may appear to be slightly intoxicated, has a compromised ability to function, or is otherwise agitated and unable to be calmed.
Examples of a Mental Health Crisis include:
How to Respond to a Mental Health Crisis
1. Contact Our Emergency Paging Service: If your clinical concerns are not immanent then you may call our emergency paging service (617-244-2447), which is listed as DaVinci Behavioral Health, Inc. and share the following information:
3. Seek Additional Support: If you do not receive a response to your call in a timely manner, then please call 911 or go to your local emergency room for emergency medical support.