Emotional Crisis

emotional crisis

An emotional crisis can look like self-harm or suicidal thoughts, thoughts of harming others, trauma, or depression. During an emotional crisis, you may feel overwhelmed, have irrational or paranoid thoughts, or have difficulty sleeping and eating.

When you may experience these feelings:

There are many life incidents that can trigger an emotional crisis, such as the loss of a loved one, a change in relationship status, work-related stress, and a violent or abusive relationship. And an emotional crisis can also lead to related issues, such as substance abuse or lack of physical well-being.

How The Jewish Board can help:

  • Our team of mental health professionals can help you assess your situation. We can provide psychiatric evaluation and consultation and medical consultation.
  • Our services include crisis intervention, domestic violence advocacy, and counseling services such as individual, group and family therapy.
  • Emergency shelter is available for victims of domestic violence and their children. Our services are staffed by practitioners who are recognized as being among the best in the field.
  • We have 15 clinics in all five New York boroughs, so help is available wherever you are. We help people of all backgrounds, ages, ethnicities and cultures. We do this by using trauma, diversity, and anti-racism lenses to ensure that our services are tailored to the specific people and communities we work with.
  • Our team speaks a variety of languages, from English and Spanish to Russian and Haitian Creole.
  • We accept most types of insurance, including Medicaid.