Prevention in Practice: Care Transitions at New Hampshire Hospital

Date: 2019
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Publisher:  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
State:  New Hampshire

This success story details how the National Alliance on Mental Illness New Hampshire (NAMI NH) and New Hampshire Hospital established a care transitions program for youth inpatients. Aiming to improve patient safety and reduce readmissions, the program helps patients transition between the hospital, other health care settings, and their community. Read how they got the program off the ground, sustained it long-term, and leveraged key partnerships for success.  

Settings:  Health Care, Behavioral Health Care, Outpatient Mental Health, Inpatient Mental Health, Communities
Planning and Implementing:  Partnerships and Coalitions
Strategies:  Care Transitions/Linkages