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Mental Health Encounters in Critical Access Hospital Emergency Rooms: A National Survey

Description
Examines the extent to which Critical Access Hospital (CAH) emergency rooms are used as a mental health safety net. Investigates the types of cases that present with mental health problems, as well as the resources available to emergency room staff in CAHs for addressing such problems.
Author(s)
David Hartley, Erika Ziller, Stephenie Loux, et al.
Date
09/2005
Type
Document
Organization
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Depression · Emergency department and urgent care services · Mental health · Statistics and data · Suicide and suicide prevention