New partnership to develop short-term beds for mental health and substance abuse care

//New partnership to develop short-term beds for mental health and substance abuse care

New partnership to develop short-term beds for mental health and substance abuse care

The Hawaii Department of Health announced its partnership with Wahiawa General Hospital to provide short-term mental health "stabilization" beds in a hospital setting. Currently in the development phase, the project anticipates providing as many as 30 beds by next year. The beds will bridge a vital gap between emergency room care and longer-term treatment for individuals with mental health and substance abuse issues to help reduce repetitive ER visits and chronic homelessness. This will be funded…

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By | 2019-05-10T23:51:21+00:00 May 10th, 2019|Healthcare|

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