Practice guidelines: Core elements for responding to mental health crises

Date: 2009
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  Bernstein R.
Publisher:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Developed by a diverse expert panel that included individuals with mental illnesses, providers, public officials, and advocates, the guidelines presented here define appropriate responses to mental health crises across various situations and environments.

Settings:  Outpatient Mental Health
Strategies:  Respond to Crisis