CA3 Guidelines for the assessment and management of psychiatric emergency in young people under 18 years


Category
Child and Adolescent Mental Health (Policies)
Code
CA3
Issue No
3

Target Audience

All clinical staff

Purpose

This is a clinical guideline covering the management of mental health emergencies in young people under 18 years in CWP catchment. It covers self harm pathways, and emergency responses to young people who present at A&E departments, including assessments under the mental health Act.

Origin

Lead executive
Medical Director

Author and contact number
Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist - 01244-397555


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

01 January 2016

Approval Meeting

Patient Safety and Effectiveness Sub Committee

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