New National Guidelines for Improving Youth Mental Health Crisis Care

New National Guidelines for Improving Youth Mental Health Crisis Care

Including best practices, implementation strategies, and practical guidance for the design and development of services that meet the needs of children, youth, and their families experiencing a behavioral health crisis.

By: Christen Bourgeois Date: November 15th, 2022

Download a PDF of the SAMHSA Guidelines

Additional technical guidance can also be reviewed in a companion report produced by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in conjunction with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD), A Safe Place to Be: Crisis Stabilization Services and Other Supports for Children and Youth.

Download a PDF of the Companion Report

For more information, visit: SAMHSA.gov