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Mental Health Crisis Stabilization

Sometimes people with mental health concerns need urgent or emergency care. MaineHealth provides mental health crisis stabilization services close to home and can provide 24/7 emergency care. If you or someone you know is in crisis, don’t wait. Call 911, or go to the emergency room at your local hospital.

What are mental health crisis stabilization services?

The behavior of a person having a mental health crisis may change suddenly and without warning. Mental health crisis service providers can quickly and compassionately help people facing a behavioral health situation that they cannot manage on their own. The safety of the person in crisis and the people around them is our priority.

Get Help Now

Call 911 or go to the emergency room if your answer is 'yes' to the following questions:

  • Is a loved one making threats against you, themselves or others?
  • Is the person in crisis trying to self-harm?

Questions? The Maine mental health crisis hot line is 1-888-568-1112