Use of the Emergency Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse among Women
Fact sheet identifying trends among rural and urban women who utilize the emergency department (ED) for treatment of substance abuse (SA) and/or mental health (MH) issues. Research seeks to help communities understand who is using the ED for MH and SA so they can provide more effective, less costly care.
Shawnda Schroeder, Mandi-Leigh Peterson, Jordan Jaeger
Rural Health Reform Policy Research Center
Emergency department and urgent care services · Mental health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Substance abuse · Women