- ACEP Fact Sheet on Psychiatric Emergencies
ADEPT – for the management of confusion and agitation in the elderly
Managing Delirium and Agitation in the Older Emergency Department Patient: The ADEPT Tool - Published in Annals of Emergency Medicine
ICAR2E – for the identification of suicidal patients in the ED
ICAR2E Online Tool and Systematic Review - Published in The American Journal of Emergency Medicine
ICAR2E Editorial - Published in The American Journal of Emergency Medicine
"Medical Clearance" of Patients with Acute Mental Health Needs in the Emergency Department - A Literature Review and Practice Recommendations by the Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association
Wisconsin "SMART" Form
December 2016 Coalition on Psychiatric Emergencies Research Consensus Conference on Acute Mental Illness - Manuscripts
- A Research Agenda for the Assessment and Management of Acute Behavioral Changes in Elderly Emergency Department Patients
- Opportunities for Research in Mental Health Emergencies: Executive Summary and Methodology
- A Research Agenda for Assessment and Management of Psychosis in Emergency
- Emergency Medicine Research Priorities for Early Intervention for Substance Use Disorders
Serving Safely – CPE is part of a project working to improve interactions between police and those with mental illnesses and developmental disabilities. If you are interested in training or guidance - you can reach out at the website here https://www.vera.org/projects/serving-safely. Click here for a one-pager about the project.
- White Papers - Practical Solutions to Boarding of Psychiatric Patients in the Emergency Department - Does Your Emergency Department Have a Psychiatric Boarding Problem? and Care of the Psychiatric Patient in the ED: A Review of the Literature
- “Caring for Adult Patients with Suicide Risk: A Consensus Guide for Emergency Departments” - This guide is designed to assist Emergency Department (ED) health care professionals with decisions about the care and discharge of patients with suicide risk. It was developed with extensive input and guidance from a Consensus Panel of experts from emergency medicine and suicide prevention organizations including people with lived experience. Its main goal is to improve patient outcomes after discharge. From the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
- “Preventing Suicide in Emergency Department Patients” Online Course - Emergency departments (EDs) play an important role in suicide prevention. This online course teaches healthcare professionals who work in an ED how to conduct screening, assessment, and brief interventions, such as safety planning and lethal means counseling. It also addresses patient-centered care for patients with suicide risk, patient safety during the ED visit, and incorporating suicide prevention into discharge planning. This course can be completed in approximately two hours. You do not have to complete the course in one session. You can exit the course at any time and return later to the place where you left off. From the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
- Agitation Toolkit from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. Includes training videos, information sheets, project BETA articles and more.
- Articles on Peer Support:
- CDC's Suicide Technical Package - A select group of strategies based on the best available evidence to help communities and states sharpen their focus on prevention activities with the greatest potential to prevent suicide
- WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System)- An interactive, online database that provides fatal and nonfatal injury, violent death, and cost of injury data (including suicide data) from a variety of trusted sources
Webinar: Boarding of Mentally Ill Patients in Emergency Departments - This presentation is designed to help physicians and psychiatrists learn more about the boarding of mentally ill patients in EDs and possible solutions that pertain to both fields and associated professional societies, and provide a review of the APA Resource Document on this topic. The perspectives of both patients and emergency physicians will be considered in this presentation. - Free
R.E.A.D.Y Program: The R.E.A.D.Y. (Real Emergency Aid Depends on You) Program is a one-hour course for the public designed to provide information about common behavioral and mental health issues. It teaches basic, practical skills to use in emergency mental health situations and crises. It also provides direction on how to communicate with someone until first responders arrive on site.
- National Council - Medical Director Institute Mass Violence in America
- Article - False links between violence, mental illness fast-tracked report release
Virtual Recover Resources: Free Online Meetings and Virtual Platforms PDF
Support for this Coalition was made possible through support from Teva Pharmaceuticals, Alexza, Galen, Magellan Healthcare and New Directions Behavioral Health.
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