• What Should Be In A Mental Health Safety Plan?

    8 days ago - By Pediatric Education

    Patient Presentation
    In the early fall, several residents were discussing an increase in admissions for suicide attempts to the hospital. “Starting school sure is stressful for some kids. Lots of classroom stress, boyfriend/girlfriend stress, and all the other social stress. Luckily, one took pills and then called someone to tell them about it and she got to the hospital right away. The other one, the mother noticed that he had been cutting his forearms and she brought him to the emergency room before he did something else,” one resident recounted. “Since I've been working in the ER this...
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