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Title Toward a national approach to information sharing in mental health crisis situations : Expert Advisory Committee on Information Sharing in Mental Health Crisis Situations report
Published Canberra : Department of Health and Aged Care, 2000

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 W'PONDS  362.20994 Aus/Tan  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 78 pages ; 30 cm
Contents Chapter 1. Mental health crisis intervention in Australia -- ch. 2. Ethical issues and considerations -- ch. 3. Legislative issues -- ch. 4. Options for establishing and information/referral network -- ch. 5. Protocols for information sharing between police services and mental health services in critical incidents and crisis management
Summary This report outlines the findings and recommendations of the Expert Advisory Committee on Information Sharing in Mental Health Crisis Situations. The Committee was charged with the brief of progressing the practice of, and arrangements for, information sharing between police, mental health and other health services giving particular attention to: ethical and legislative issues concerning information sharing and confidentiality considerations related to the management of mental health crisis situations; the possibility of establishing an information/referral network, to refer effectively people with a mental illness moving interstate or from city to city and to provide sources of case information for mental health workers; and, consideration, and if appropriate, development of protocols on information sharing in critical incidents and crisis management between police and mental health services, for recommendation to state and territory governments for adoption and implementation
Notes "This report outlines the findings and recommendations of the Expert Advisory Committee on Information Sharing in Mental Health Crisis Situations. The Committee was charged with the brief of progressing the practice of, and arrangements for, information sharing between police, mental health and other health services ... ."
Bibliography Bibliogrpahy -- pages 77-78
Notes Commonwealth of Australia 2000
Subject National Mental Health Strategy (Australia)
National Mental Health Strategy.
Crisis intervention (Mental health services) -- Australia.
Interprofessional relations.
Mental health laws -- Australia.
Mental health policy -- Australia.
Mental health services -- Australia.
Mental health -- Australia.
Mental health.
Mental illness -- Australia.
Police -- Australia.
Police-community relations -- Australia.
Australia.
Author Australia. Department of Health and Aged Care. Mental Health Branch.
National Mental Health Strategy.
ISBN 0642367140
Other Titles National Mental Health Strategy