Critical Crossroads: Pediatric Mental Health Care in the Emergency Department Webinar

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Learn How To Use New Resources for Hospitals

The Critical Crossroads toolkit is a new resource to help hospital emergency departments better manage and coordinate care for children and adolescents in mental health crisis. You can tailor the resources to your specific needs, patient population, and community. During the webinar, you will learn why we developed the toolkit and how to use it. Presenters include:

  • Michael D. Warren, MD, MPH, FAAP, HRSA Associate Administrator for Maternal and Child Health
  • Tom Morris, MPA, HRSA Associate Administrator for Rural Health Policy

Can you use the Critical Crossroads toolkit?

Anyone who establishes policies and protocols in emergency departments can use this toolkit. This includes:

  • hospital administrators
  • social workers
  • pediatric care coordinators
  • physicians and nurses
  • mental health providers

Download the Critical Crossroads toolkit


Critical Crossroads is a product of a partnership between HRSA's Maternal and Child Health Bureau - Emergency Medical Services for Children Program and Federal Office of Rural Health Policy.

Posted: July 29, 2019