March 01, 2017
Joint Commission to Address Suicide and Self-Harm in Inpatient Psychiatric Settings

The Joint Commission has announced that it will survey and score ligature, suicide, and self-harm in inpatient psychiatric facilities. The announcement gives emphasis to the Zero Suicide campaign to provide suicide safer care in health and behavioral health care facilities.

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