Emergency Mental Health Educational Manual

Peer reviewed: 
No, item is not peer reviewed.
Scholarly level: 
Faculty/Staff
Date created: 
2000
Keywords: 
Mental health
Emergency
Psychiatry
Psychopharmacology
Substance abuse
Suicide
Aggressive behaviour
Personality disorders
Abstract: 

This manual contains the core information necessary for healthcare providers and frontline responders to work within the context of mental health emergencies. Key topics include: management of psychiatric emergencies, psychopharmacology in emergency psychiatry, emergency management of substance abuse related disorders, the confused older adult in the emergency department, legal guidelines, suicide risk assessments, aggressive behaviour risk assessments, and how to understand developmental issues when working with individuals with personality disorders.

Language: 
English
Document type: 
Report
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