Crisis Bed Registries to Assist People with Urgent Mental Health Needs
February 15, 2019
News Type: Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) are developing a registry of crisis intervention beds for people with serious mental illness. A shortage of inpatient beds is a barrier to effective care for people with urgent mental health needs.