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Most families know when to call an ambulance or bring their child to the emergency room when they seem physically ill. Families may have a hard time identifying a psychiatric or mental health emergency. A psychiatric emergency is a dangerous or life-threatening situation in which a child needs immediate attention. The American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry's Facts for Families provide concise and up-to-date information for families on psychiatric emergencies.