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    emergency department

  1. Bridging the Gap: Youth Violence Prevention Program

    NNEDLearn 2013 Participant: Virginia Commonwealth University–Injury and Violence Prevention Program Description: Bridging the Gap is a hospital initiated program that provides youth who have been victims of violence with support that addresses the social, emotional, behavioral and physical needs of these patients and their families. The program targets injured youth who...
  2. Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) for the Emergency Department

    A set of four questions that takes emergency department nurses or physicians less than 2 minutes to administer can successfully identify youth at risk for attempting suicide, reported a study by National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) researchers that was published in the December 2012 issue of the Archives of...
  3. SAFE VET: Suicide Assessment and Follow-up Engagement Veteran Emergency Treatment

    The Suicide Assessment and Follow-up Engagement: Veteran Emergency Treatment (SAFE VET), a brief intervention and intensive follow-up program for suicidal veterans, was found to be extremely acceptable to both veterans and mental health service providers. The intervention also showed promise in helping veterans cope with suicidal crises and seek mental...