A medical or psychiatric condition that requires immediate medical attention to prevent serious jeopardy to your health. Examples include:
If you think you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. Do not attempt to access emergency care through this website.
If you’re not sure what kind of care you need, our advice nurses can help. Call:
(703) 359-7878 or (800) 777-7904
711 (TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)
If you need help for an urgent emotional health problem, call our emergency psychiatric services (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week):
Reviewed by: Clare Callaghan and Tracy Gutierrez, MD, October 2014
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