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EMERGENCY?

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Red Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
Suicide and Crisis Intervention Hotline (215) 686-4420
Línea Directa de Suicidio e Intervención en Casos de Crisis
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Mobile Emergency Teams (MET)

On-Site Critical Care

In association with the John F. Kennedy Community Mental Health Center, DBHIDS offers a 24-hour Mobile Emergency Team to assist Philadelphia residents, their families and agency providers with behavioral health emergencies.

 

This experienced, highly-trained Mobile Emergency Team provides a wide range of critical care services, including:

  • Transporting citizens with acute behavioral health problems to crisis response centers
  • Assisting families unable to get to crisis response centers on their own
  • Assisting with involuntary mental health commitments
  • Responding to student behavioral health emergencies at city public/parochial schools, assisting with involuntary commitments when parents are unavailable
  • If you need to obtain the services of the Mobile Emergency Team, please contact your Mental Health Delegate at (215) 685-6440.

Important Numbers:

24/hr Suicide & Crisis Intervention

(215) 686-4420

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Red Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio

1-888-628-9454

 

The Mental Health Delegate:

  • Involuntary Mental Health Commitments
  • Mobile Emergency Team
  • Crisis Response Centers
  • Information, Consultation and Technical Advice

(215) 685-6440

 
 
 
 
 
 
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