Resource Spotlight: ASPR TRACIE Technical Assistance (TA) Resources Related to Psychiatric Holds and Law Enforcement

This TA response document includes resources on the effects of psychiatric holds on law enforcement; approaches to address mental health crises in the community to divert or minimize the number of psychiatric patients arriving in the ED; and the causes of and challenges associated with boarding psychiatric patients in the ED, the effects of ED boarding on patient care and hospital and community resources, and potential solutions.