Practice guidelines: Core elements for responding to mental health crises

Date: 2009
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  Bernstein R.
Publisher:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Developed by a diverse expert panel that included individuals with mental illnesses, providers, public officials, and advocates, the guidelines presented here define appropriate responses to mental health crises across various situations and environments.