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Mental Health Emergency Services at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC)

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC) prioritizes your immediate and ongoing mental health needs. Our Mental Health Emergency Services provide comprehensive support for your healthcare journey.

What to Expect During Mental Health Emergencies

What to expect when seeking mental healthcare at PVHMC:

  1. Compassionate and Prompt Evaluation: Our experienced mental health professionals specialize in assessing and managing mental health crises, ensuring you receive timely and caring evaluations.
  2. Confidentiality and Respect: Your privacy and dignity are paramount. We offer a safe, confidential environment for discussing concerns and creating a personalized treatment plan.
  3. Collaborative Care: Our team collaborates to address immediate needs and connect you with relevant mental health resources and support services.

How to Access Mental Health Emergency Services

For mental health emergencies:

  1. Contact Emergency Services: Call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department.
  2. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Reach out to 988 for 24/7 crisis support.
  3. PVHMC Behavioral Health Navigator: For outpatient referrals and professional support, contact our behavioral health nurse navigator at 909.630.7323 or 909.865.9644.
  4. PVHMC Substance Use Navigator: Contact Sherrie Cisneros at 909.865.9501 ext. 3324 for substance use support.

Aftercare and Follow-Up

Ensure ongoing well-being after receiving emergency mental healthcare by connecting with appropriate follow-up care, counseling services, and community resources for continued support.

Recognizing Signs of Distress

Recognize signs of distress, including:

  • Thoughts of suicide or self-harm
  • Overwhelming sadness or emptiness
  • Extreme anxiety or panic
  • Intense mood swings
  • Feelings of guilt or worthlessness
  • Withdrawal and isolation
  • Changes in behavior or personality
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Substance abuse
  • Psychotic symptoms

PVHMC is committed to providing compassionate and effective mental health services because your mental health matters, and we're here to support you during difficult times.