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The Joint Commission Standards: Supporting the Transformation of the Crisis Services Continuum of Care

Did you know that the Joint Commission has standards that support the provision of high-quality crisis services in both Hospital and Behavioral Health settings? In fact, the Joint Commission has had these standards for years. However, these standards have never been...

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suicide risk reduction standard

Joint Commission Suicide Risk Reduction NPSG Standard: Using Validated Tools

Did you know that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S?. And with no improvement in suicide rates, the Joint Commission continues to emphasize the NPSG suicide risk reduction standard This standard highlights the importance of identifying...

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