Integration into Medical Settings

Oct 2019

Two million adolescents experience suicidal ideation (SI) or suicide attempt (SA) annually, and they frequently present to emergency departments. Delays in transfer to inpatient psychiatric units increasingly lead to “boarding” in emergency departments and inpatient medical units. ...


Worsley D, Barrios E, Shuter M, Pettit AR, Doupnik S

Up to 12% of mothers experience depressive symptoms. Children whose parents reported parental depressive symptoms had an 18% increased risk of an emergency department visit and a 36% increased risk of a school absence.

Jun 2019

OBJECTIVE: To examine trends in mental health (MH) visits to pediatric emergency departments (EDs) and identify whether ED disposition varies by presence of a hospital inpatient psychiatric unit (IPU). STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study of 8,479,311 ED visits to 35 children's hosp...


Cutler GJ, Rodean J, Zima BT, Doupnik SK, Zagel AL, Bergmann KR, Hoffmann JA, Neuman MI

Apr 2019

Behavioral health issues during childhood and adolescence play out every day in homes, schools and health care settings, and are increasingly being highlighted on the national stage: the rise of youth suicide, increases in adolescent depression, social pressures, and many other cha...


Boyd RC, Cavello L, Doupnik S, Mautone J, Timko CA, Williamson AA, Young JF