CAPS Emergency Resources

CAPS Emergency Resources CAPS Emergency Resources
If there is immediate danger:
  • Call Public Safety (if on campus)- (925) 631-4282
  • Call 911 (if off campus) and follow their recommendations or go to your nearest emergency room. For example, call 911 if someone is:
    • In the act of ending their life by suicide
    • Physically assaulting someone
    • Threatening someone with a weapon
    • Appears to have a medical emergency
If a mental health situation is escalating but is not at the level described above, call:
  • Contra Costa County Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT), a team of mental health professionals who can intervene in mental health crises. Call the MCRT at  1-833-443-2672 if the behavior is escalating, but the person has not physically harmed or tried to harm anyone during this incident. For example, they are: 
  • Threatening suicide
  • Severely depressed
  • Verbally threatening someone
  • Throwing objects or hitting furniture or walls
  • Threatening to run away
  • Could become a danger to themselves or others

MCRT is currently available from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call Public Safety or 911 for incidents after those hours or on the weekend.

If you aren’t sure what to do, call MCRT for advice.

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