It can be frightening when you or a loved one is experiencing a mental health crisis. You may not know what to do.
A mental health crisis is when someone is experiencing symptoms that make them feel out of control or prevent them from being able to care for themselves. It can mean different things to different people. For example, thinking about suicide, hearing voices, or having unusual thoughts can be part of a mental health crisis for some people, but other people are able to well manage these experiences.
Below are some ideas for navigating a crisis that you or a loved one is experiencing.