Guidelines for integrated suicide-related crisis and follow-up care in emergency departments and other acute settings


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Hill NTM, Halliday L, Reavley NJ
Black Dog Institute

Patients and ED staff are often dissatisfied with ED care expressing a lack of ongoing support, rapid discharge and patients often left to manage their own care. These guidelines address how to follow up with patients reporting to EDs after a suicide attempt to ensure safe and secure continuity of care to prevent future attempts.