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Published by California Dept. of Mental Health in [s.l.] .
Written in English


  • Suicide -- Prevention,
  • Crisis intervention (Mental health services),
  • Mental illness -- Treatment

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Addresses the need for thorough assessment and documentation of suicide risk. Presents effective assessment and intervention strategies for low, medium, and high-risk suicidal inpatients.

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Statementa production of Atascadero State Hospital ; directed by Thomas Walters ; written by Bethe Austin ; produced by Robert Haynes, Thomas Walters ; clinical consultants, Janet Amanzio, ... et al.
ContributionsCalifornia. Dept. of Mental Health., Atascadero State Hospital.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 videocassettes (46 min.)
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22160810M

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