Mental illness is the leading cause of disability in the United States. Regular follow-up ensures that patients transition successfully from the hospital to a community setting. Follow-up after hospitalization benefits both children and adults.
Patient population: People 6 years of age and older who were hospitalized for treatment of mental illness.
Quality Goal: Ensure patients receive timely follow-up care with a mental health practitioner as follows:
Let your patients know that they can get confidential help for mental health emergencies by calling
855-CRISIS-1 or 855-274-7471
Speak with an expert M-F 9-5 (ET)