This brochure provides health care professionals with tips to enhance care in the emergency department (ED) for people who have attempted suicide. It also provides information on the Health Insurance Portable and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), patient discharge, and resources about suicide for medical professionals, patients, and their families.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Last updated: December 19, 2012.
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