Crisis Now: Transforming Services is Within Our Reach
Source: National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Peers, People experiencing First Episode Psychosis (FEP), People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Topics: Crisis Response System, Peer Support, Psychiatric or Mental Health Stabilization, Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders, Suicide Prevention, Trauma-informed
This report, prepared by the Task Force of the Action Alliance, summarizes the status, needs, and opportunities for mental health crisis care. It includes findings about the essential elements of effective, modern, and comprehensive crisis care, and the actions needed to bring it to communities across the United States. It includes infrastructure, essential elements, and guiding principles such as trauma-informed and recovery-oriented services.