| Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020
Even organizations with no psychiatric facilities can provide standardized, high-quality behavioral health care in the emergency department.
| Wednesday, Mar 04, 2020
Though people struggling with behavioral health crises often seek care in EDs, some staff may be wary of caring for these patients because they did not have the right training to understand how best to help them.
| Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020
To improve care in the ED, one organization has tested a short-term unit where patients with mental health conditions or substance use disorders can transition home or to an inpatient program in a space that is quieter than the general ED environment.
| Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020
Many emergency departments lack the capacity to adequately support people with behavioral health conditions. One team shares how they streamlined processes, created protocols, and worked with their community to improve care.
| Tuesday, Feb 04, 2020
Simply working harder will not address the challenges of improving behavioral health care in the emergency department (ED) — system-level changes are needed. An excerpt from the Improving Behavioral Health Care in the Emergency Department and Upstream white paper shares the four key elements for improvement.