An emotional crisis is a TEMPORARY INABILITY to cope with a life problem and is usually accompanied by a high degree of emotional upset. The person in crisis may exhibit the following characteristics:
The following procedures are guidelines to follow with individuals who are in an emotional crisis. These steps recognize the importance of intense feelings in such a crisis and the potential for violence or disruption of a class or other space, which may involve others.
Eastfield College Procedures
Use the emergency call boxes located in the hallways to call college police for assistance
Contact the Dallas Counseling and Crisis 24-hour hotline at 972-233-2233 or dial 911.