- PodcastsNation-wide health care and lived experience experts talk about a facet of quality care transitions.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth ages 10–24Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) [online]. (June 2020).
Roadmap to Resilience, by Dr.
- ToolsBriefing Note on Addressing Mental Health and Psychosocial Aspects of COVID-19 Outbreak (Version 1.1)
Behavioral health providers can use the information in this document from the Inter-Agency Standing Committee to understand mental health and psychosocial support considerations related to COVID-19.
Zero Suicide provides a practical framework to help support a system-wide focus on safer suicide care, even in these challenging times.
With the emergence of this public health crisis and the need to socially isolate, most providers have moved to telehealth. For both providers and for patients, this may be a new practice. Research suggests that telemedicine can be as effective as face-to-face care.
The current need for social distancing and isolation related to the COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated a quick expansion of the provision of mental health services via remote platforms.
- ToolsBest Practices in Care Transitions for Individuals with Suicide Risk: Inpatient Care to Outpatient Care
To help close these gaps that put individuals at increased risk for suicide after a psychiatric hospitalization, the Action Alliance (Care Transitions Advisory Group) developed
The Joint Commission released a revision of National Patient Safety Goal 15.01.01 in May 2019 with seven new and revised elements of performance applicable to all Joint Commission-accredited hospitals and behavioral health care organizations effective July 1, 2019.
- ReadingsThe Return on Investment of Postdischarge Follow-Up Calls for Suicidal Ideation or Deliberate Self-Harm
Abstract: Providing follow-up calls to patients after they leave the hospital is not only good clinical practice, but it can help with the bottom line.