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Crisis Referrals

A crisis is ...

  • Inflicting or attempting to inflict serious bodily harm to oneself or on another.
  • Being unable to provide for own food, clothing, shelter to the extent that death, bodily injury or physical debilitation might result without treatment.
  • Attempting suicide or behaving as though you might follow through with verbal threats.
  • Mutilating or attempting to mutilate oneself.
  • Being acutely distressed by hearing or seeing things which do not exist.
  • Expressing serious thoughts about hurting oneself or someone else.
  • Experiencing uncontrollable anxiety or anger.
  • Having a severe reaction to psychiatric medication.

Crisis counseling for mental health emergencies is available Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm.  Please inform our office staff if you need to be seen immediately. For after-hours emergencies, call one of the numbers below or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

CAPS After Hours: 415-422-6352  *press option 2 (5:00 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. M-F and 24 hours holidays/weekends)

 USF Public Safety : (415) 422-2911

Psychiatric Emergency Services: (415) 206-8125
Open 24 hours
1001 Potrero Avenue

Suicide Prevention Hotline: (415) 781-0500
24-hour telephone counseling and referral for people who are depressed and suicidal

Mobile Crisis Treatment Team: (415) 355-8300
A diverse multidisciplinary staff that provides psychiatric crisis intervention services to adult residents of the City and County of San Francisco 365 days a year

Westside Community Crisis Clinic
: (415) 355-0311

SF Women Against Rape
: (415) 647-7273

免費中文心理急助熱線(或提供中文口譯服務): (415) 970-4000; (800) 273-8255; (877) 990-8585

Off-campus referrals