Implementing Behavioral Health Crisis Care
Crisis services are an integral component of addressing mental illness in communities across the nation.
Ready to Respond: Mental Health Beyond Crisis and COVID-19
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the pre-pandemic rising suicide rates, the opioid crisis and numerous challenges with meeting the demand for mental health services across the country, the 2021 Compendium of Ready to Respond: Mental Health Beyond Crisis and COVID-19, comes at a critical time. Commissioned by SAMHSA and executed by The National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD), the Ready to Respond compendium provides 10 authoritative papers on critical topics of our time related to crisis services and post-COVID-19 vision for mental health services.
National Guidelines for Behavioral Health Care
These guidelines are intended to assist states and communities with the development and implementation of effective crisis services and systems.