The ED can be a critical interventional point for the care and management of people considering or recovering from suicide attempts. Here are some resources to help you spot, manage, treat, and help to heal behavioral emergencies.
Bedside tool: iCAR2E is a point-of-care tool to help manage suicidal patients in the ED. It's available in a desktop version and also on the emPOC app (iTunes and Google Play) with a bundle of other patient care tools.
Smart Phrase for Suicide Prevention includes discharge safety plan.
Information Paper: The Suicide Contagion in Adolescents: The Role of the Emergency Department
Related: ACEP Now article about suicide contagion in adolescents
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