Get Help for a Loved One


Open this link on your smartphone for mobile resources to use in a psychiatric crisis.

Whether your loved one is experiencing an initial mental health crisis or a subsequent one, the more you know – about the laws where you live, the treatment options available, the people who can make a difference in a crisis, and strategies other families have found successful – the better prepared and more powerful you will be if an emergency arises.

This section of the Treatment Advocacy Center website is dedicated to providing helpful information to advocates and families of people with severe mental illness, both before and during a crisis involving severe mental illness.

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