National Alliance on Mental Illness Philadelphia

Emergency Resources

Mobile Emergency Team
24 hours a day/7 days a week

215-685-6440

The Mobile Emergency Team offers a full range of Crisis Intervention and Emergency Services city-wide to adults and children with mental illness. The MET team consists of skilled and caring mental health professionals, available 24 hours a day.
* assistance with involuntary commitments
* mental health assessments
* medication administration
* alternatives to hospitalization
* referrals


Crisis Response Centers

24 hours a day/7 days a week

If you are an adult who is having a Mental Health or Substance Abuse emergency, you may go to any of Philadelphia's five Crisis Response Centers.

FOR ALL CHILDREN AND TEEN-AGERS (under age 18), please go to
Einstein Hospital at Germantown Community Center, 1 Penn Blvd.
         
Friends Hospital CRC
Northeast Philadelphia
4641 Roosevelt Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19124
215-831-2600
       
                  
Mercy Hospital CRC
Southwest Philadelphia
West Philadelphia
501 S. 54th St.  (54th & Cedar Ave.)
215-748-9525
                 
Hall-Mercer/
Pennsylvania Hospital CRC
Center City
South Philadelphia
245 S. 8th Street
215-829-5433
                  
Temple/Episcopal Hospital CRC
North Philadelphia
100 E. Lehigh Ave.
215-707-2577

Einstein Hospital at Germantown Community Center
Northwest Philadelphia
Germantown
Roxborough
Assesses Children City Wide
  One Penn Blvd.
(Near intersection of Chew  Ave. & Olney Ave.)
215-951-8300


Children's Crisis Response Center Project - CRC


Children's Crisis Response Center Advocacy        
    Project (CRC-AP) provides on site support, referrals and direct advocacy for Philadelphia families/caregivers of children and youth admitted to the Children's Crisis Response Center. 
    One Penn Boulevard, Center Tower, 3rd floor, Philadelphia, PA 19144
215-951-8835; 267-974-1557; 215-667-9659
   (Spanish available)



THE SUICIDE AND CRISIS INTERVENTION LINE
 

 
Call any time of the day or night, if you have been suffering from any of thefollowing difficulties: depression, feelings of wanting to hurt yourself or others,feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness or that no one cares about you, being under considerable stress, feeling very angry or suffering from some other emotional, mental or substance abuse crisis. A professional person is available24 hours a day, 7 days a week to talk with you and to help you with your problems including obtaining necessary services
promptly.

Suicide and Crisis Intervention Hotline (215) 686-4420

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)



























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