Mental Health Emergencies - A Guide to Recognizing and Handling Mental Health Crises

Author(s): Nick Benas; Michele Hart

Medical & Nursing

Mental Health Emergencies Is a comprehensive guide to common mental and emotional health crises from depression, substance abuse, and PTSD to psychosis and suicide and provides overviews of recommended recovery procedures. Drawn from best-practices of psychiatry, psychology, and mental health counseling, Mental Health Emergencies is a complete quick-reference for first responders, police officers, firefighters, teachers, human resource professionals-anyone called upon to provide much-needed care to people in the midst of a mental health crisis. Mental Health Emergencies enables you to: Understand and respond to common mental and emotional ailments including depression, substance abuse, PTSD, and psychosis, Work with sensitive and vulnerable mental health populations to provide the highest quality of support, Supplement existing first response protocols, improving your ability to provide a wide range of mental health services, Develop and hone the first responder tool kit including empathy, active listening skills, and reading body language Book jacket.


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General Fields

  • : 9781578266746
  • : Hatherleigh Company, Limited, The
  • : Hatherleigh Press
  • : August 2017
  • : 1.3 Centimeters X 14.2 Centimeters X 20.8 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 144
  • : Nick Benas; Michele Hart
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 616.89