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How to Improve Mental Healthcare in the Emergency Department

Individuals with mental health or substance-use related issues are one of the fastest-growing healthcare patient populations in U.S. hospital emergency departments. This surge is creating a crisis for some hospitals. Without adequate access to behavioral health specialists to perform mental health evaluations or readily available psychiatric beds for admission, these patients often hold or board...