AHA June 24, 2021
At M Health Fairview in Minnesota, we’ve created a unique approach to emergency mental health care by using thoughtful design with evidence-based techniques. This pioneering new treatment model offers rapid, comprehensive care services in a calming environment and is improving care and outcomes for people with mental health issues.
EmPATH — or Emergency Psychiatric Assessment, Treatment and Healing — is designed to guide patients safely through a current crisis while building coping skills that will guide them through future challenges. Though it just opened in March, this unit is moving emergency mental health care in a new and exciting direction.
A Patient-Centric Model that Balances Safety and Patient Empowerment
EmPATH is a different approach to emergency mental health care. Everything...