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Mental health emergencies are equally life-threatening as any other medical emergency. Such crises usually involve the risk of suicide or an attempt at suicide. Additionally, mental health emergencies could also include situations where a person poses a threat to someone else's safety. In case of such emergencies, calling 911 is imperative. While making the call, mention that it is a mental health crisis and provide details about the diagnosis, if known, and describe the nature of the emergency.

North Carolina Crisis Resources 
National Crisis and Suicide Lifeline

Dial 988

Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration National Helpline
Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741

National Sexual Assault Hotline
CDC National HIV and AIDS Hotline
Disaster Distress Helpline
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