Suicide risk assessment in the emergency department.
An interview with Jeff Young, MD. regional medical director of adult behavioural health, Providence Health and Services. Oregon Services Area.
ERCAST Suicide Risk Assessment
Suicide risk assessment in the emergency department is a challenging endeavor. Our training in residency is limited compared to the volume of mental health patients we see during our careers. This page is designed to give emergency providers information and options in performing focused and thorough suicide risk assessments.