Need Help Now?

Immediate Help With a Crisis:

  • Go to an emergency room or dial 911
  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
  • 1-800-273-TALK

Additional Help With a Crisis:

  • The Crisis Center on the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance web site has information on preparing for a crisis, psychiatric hospitalization and other issues of concern for people with bipolar disorder and their families.
  • Dr. Miklowitz directs The Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Clinic at UCLA. The Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Program (CHAMP) provides diagnostic evaluations, second opinion consultation, and short-term treatments (medication management and various forms of psychotherapy) for youth who have symptoms of significant and impairing mood disorders and their families. The Program’s focus is on pediatric bipolar disorder (extreme high and low moods). We see children from age 7 years to 17 yrs for 11 mos.
    For more information, please visit or call at (310) 825-2836.

Information on When to Seek Help: