988 and Crisis Response: National Trends, Local Resources, and Why Arizona is a National Model for Behavioral Health Crisis Care
Margie Balfour, MD, PhD
Chief of Quality & Clinical Innovation, Connections Health Solutions
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Richard Rhoads, MD
Medical Director, Crisis Response Center (CRC)
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
- Describe national trends related to 988 and crisis care
- Define the essential elements of a comprehensive behavioral health crisis system
- Summarize recent developments in crisis services in Arizona
- Identify how to access local services for patients in need of crisis care
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