Emergency Services

What is an emergency?

  • Inflicting or attempting to inflict serious bodily harm on oneself or on another
  • Being unable to provide for one’s own food, clothing, or 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 on verbal threats
  • Mutilating or attempting to mutilate oneself
  • Being acutely distressed by hearing or seeing things that do not exist
  • Expressing serious thoughts about hurting oneself or someone else
  • Experiencing uncontrollable anxiety or anger
  • Having a severe reaction to psychiatric medication

If you or someone you know experiences any of the above, the following emergency services are available:

San Francisco General Hospital
Psychiatric Emergency Services open 24 hrs.
1001 Potrero Ave. at 22nd Street
Rape support services also available

Suicide Prevention Hotline open 24 hrs.

Mobile Crisis Treatment Team

Westside Community Crisis Clinic
245 11th St. at Howard Street

SF Women Against Rape

St. Mary's Medical Center Emergency Services
450 Stanyan Street, Level A

Kaiser Permanente Emergency Services
2425 Geary Blvd., 2nd floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Reception: 415.833.3300
Injury Center: 415.833.2291
Admitting: 415.833.4077

UCSF Medical Center Emergency Services
505 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122

California Pacific Medical Center
Pacific Campus
2333 Buchanan Street
San Francisco, CA 94115