Transitions Clinic a Lifeline for Behavioral Health Patients in Crisis

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Behavioral Health Connecticut
A mother from New Britain is sitting in an office in Connecticut Children’s new Transitions Clinic, talking with a psychiatrist, a social worker and a care coordinator about her adopted 8-year-old son. The boy was first evaluated in the Emergency Department’s (ED) Zone C after being referred by his elementary school because he had attacked …

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Navigating Behavioral Health Emergencies in “Zone C”

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Behavioral Health Crisis
Over the past several years, Connecticut Children’s Emergency Department (ED) has witnessed a significant increase in behavioral health emergencies and has become the go-to hospital across the region for children in crisis. For children across the region, Connecticut Children’s “Zone C” is often the first stop on the road to recovery. Steven Rogers, MD, the …

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