The demand for crisis behavioral health services is on the rise, and thankfully providers, community organizations, and regulatory changes have come together to strengthen and support a full continuum of crisis management. This includes crisis initiatives supporting the CCBHC program, the rollout of the 988 National Suicide Prevention Hotline, and state crisis management. From co-responder programs to mobile-crisis teams and crisis stabilization services that connect individuals in crisis with the care they need, there’s never been more urgency around implementing outcomes-focused initiatives.
Medical director of the National Council for Mental Wellbeing Dr. Joe Parks, director of operations at Rappahannock Area Community Services Board Brandie Williams, and senior director of population health at Netsmart Julie Hiett discuss these key takeaways:
The Roadmap to the Ideal Crisis System Report presented by Dr. Joe Parks can be found here.