The following resources provide more information about seclusion and restraint:
- SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center, P.O. Box 42490,
Washington, DC 20015. Telephone: 1 (800) 789-2647 or 1 (866) 889-2647
(TTY). Or visit the Web site at www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov.
- NASMHPD's National Technical Assistance Center for State Mental
Health Planning at www.nasmhpd.org/ntac.
- The Child Welfare League of America and Federation of Families
for Children's Mental Health staff-training project, funded by SAMHSA,
available at www.cwla.org/programs/behavior.
- Learning from Each Other: Success Stories and Ideas for Reducing
Restraint/ Seclusion in Behavioral Health, available at www.psych.org/clin_res/
This 42-page publication was created by the American Psychiatric
Association, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and
the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems with
Support from the American Hospital Association Section for
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Services. A description
and a copy of the resource guide are available.