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Join our Clear Pathways Ohio Collaborative (CPOC), a statewide peer learning network that shares promising crisis response practices and data.
Past Lunch & Learns
Crisis Call Center and Mobile Team Connections (September 15, 2022)
Think Bigger Do Good Policy Series
How Communities Must Use 988 to Improve Care and Correct Crisis System Disparities
by Stephanie Barrios Hepburn, JD and Michael F Hogan, PhD (December 2021)
As communities prepare for the 988 launch nationwide, we are prioritizing work at the local and state levels for the effective coordination of crisis response services. This paper was specifically commissioned to offer resources and serve as a tool for communities to use in developing and enhancing call centers, mobile teams, and crisis care facilities to create better outcomes for people in crises.
Crisis Services: Meeting Needs, Saving Lives
by SAMHSA (August 2020)
The book is composed of SAMHSA’s “National Guidelines for Behavioral Health Crisis Care: Best Practice Toolkit” and related papers on crisis services. The toolkit reflects relevant clinical and health services research, review of top national program practices and replicable approaches that support best practice implementation.
National Guidelines for Behavioral Health Crisis Care
A Best Practice Toolkit by SAMHSA (2020)
The National Guidelines for Crisis Care – A Best Practice Toolkit advances national guidelines in crisis care within a toolkit that supports program design, development, implementation and continuous quality improvement efforts. It is intended to help mental health authorities, agency administrators, service providers, state and local leaders think through and develop the structure of crisis systems that meet community needs.