What to Do: Mental Illness & Addiction Guide

Mild/Moderate


Mental Illness


If you or a loved one is:

  • Feeling an overwhelming sense of hopelessness
  • Unable to carry out routine tasks
  • Experiencing sadness that has persisted over two weeks or more

Mild/Moderate Condition

Addiction


If you or a loved one is:

  • Trapped /overwhelmed by their substance use/abuse
  • Unable to get through the day’s activities without using
  • Unable to meet family and work obligations due to alcohol, prescription medications, or illicit drug use

Mild/Moderate Condition

Severe


Mental Illness


If you or a loved one:

  • Feel like they are in danger of hurting themselves/someone else
  • Has increasingly escalating behavior that is dangerous and/or threatening to become dangerous

PLEASE CALL 911 RIGHT AWAY

Severe Condition

Addiction


If you or a loved one:

  • Is overdosing, threat/possibility of overdose
  • Feel like they are in danger of hurting themselves/someone else
  • Has increasingly escalating behavior that is dangerous and/or threatening to become dangerous

PLEASE CALL 911 RIGHT AWAY

Severe Condition