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The STAndards for BipoLar Excellence (STABLE) Resource Toolkit


The STABLE Resource Toolkit is part of the The STAndards for BipoLar Excellence (STABLE) Project. The toolkit provides quality improvement resources to assist clinicians in the identification and management of bipolar disorder. The resources in the kit include assessment instruments, documentation templates, flow charts, and checklists.

Topics covered include:
  • How to use the toolkit
  • Depression screening
  • Bipolar disorder screening
  • Substance use screening and assessment
  • Suicide risk assessment
  • Side-effects monitoring
  • Symptom monitoring
  • Level-of-function assessment
  • Education
  • Office practice coding assistance
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  • Release Date: 03/2007
  • Original Summary: 09/2008
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Last updated: October 27, 2008.