A psychiatric emergency is a dangerous or life-threatening situation. If you are experiencing an emergency, please go to your local emergency room.
In the following cases, an emergency evaluation may be required:
Risk of harm to self
: suicidal ideation, self-harm
Risk of harm to others
: Posing a danger to another person means ideations of harming others, becoming violent towards others, homicidal ideation
: feeling detached from self and/ or the surrounding, being unable to recall important personal information, having a fragmented sense of identity and memory.