The Sheppard Pratt Hospital Crisis Center provides emergency mental health services. Whether you need same-day access to psychiatric care, want to schedule an appointment to be seen by a mental health professional in the next few days, or just want to learn what treatment options are available to you in the community, you can turn to Sheppard Pratt.
- Individual needs to be medically stable
- Individual needs to have been seen by a mental health clinician within 24 hours of admission
- Police officers will come and evaluate whether an individual meets emergency petition criteria if 911 is called or
- A petition for emergency evaluation needs to be filed by any interested person (e.g., family, friend)