Screening For Suicide & Depression In The ED

As suicide rates, depression, and mental health needs have spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals are interacting with more patients who require behavioral health needs. The benefits of having a behavioral health unit in your hospital are greater for your patients and providing additional revenue to your facility. Hear from Sherri Shaw, MS, LPC, NCC, Director of Inpatient Services at Ultra Group Healthcare, as she discusses:

  • Importance of recognizing the signs of depression and suicidal ideation
  • Contributing factors to suicidal ideation
  • Environmental factors to suicidal ideation
  • Protective factors to suicidal ideation
  • Intervention and follow-up