No. 1 point of contact for mental health crises.
The social psychiatric service
In the event of an acute mental crisis, please contact the social psychiatric service of the local health authorities directly. It accompanies and advises people with mental illnesses and their relatives and is a contact point for the referral of further local assistance offers on site.
Here you can find the social psychiatric services by federal state:
Please note! Unfortunately, not every federal state has an overview of all services. If you do not find what you are looking for in this list, please enter “Sozialpsychiatrischer Dienst” (social psychiatric service) plus your country or city into a search engine. Also a few of the services mentioned here only have a website in German language.
- Form to search for the competent authorities in Baden-Württemberg (Language switcher at the top of the website)
- Information about the psychiatric services in Berlin (English download available)