An emergency department intervention for linking pediatric suicidal patients to follow-up mental health treatment.
|Title||An emergency department intervention for linking pediatric suicidal patients to follow-up mental health treatment.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||Asarnow, JR, Baraff LJ, Berk M, Grob CS, Devich-Navarro M, Suddath R, Piacentini JC, Rotheram-Borus MJ, Cohen D, Tang L|
|Journal||Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.)|
|Date Published||2011 Nov|
|Keywords||Adolescent, Ambulatory Care, Child, Cognitive Therapy, Community Mental Health Services, Depressive Disorder, Emergency Service, Hospital, family therapy, Female, Humans, Male, Patient Acceptance of Health Care, Patient Discharge, Pilot Projects, Regression Analysis, Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic, Suicidal Ideation, Suicide, Suicide, Attempted, Treatment Outcome, Young Adult|
Suicide is the third leading cause of death among adolescents. Many suicidal youths treated in emergency departments do not receive follow-up treatment as advocated by the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. Two strategies for improving rates of follow-up treatment were compared.
|Alternate Journal||Psychiatr Serv|