Mesa County Suicide Case Study

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The suicide rate in the Mesa County is a quite disturbing fact, Allen. Thank you for the great post! Mesa County is constantly rated top 5 in America for a high death rate due to suicide (Western Colorado Suicide Prevention Foundation [WCSPF], n.d.). From your post, I wonder what were the steps and the processes that the inter-professional health care teams in your facility do before the referral or the transfer of the patient to a suitable treatment facility. As RNs, what do we do in this situation? Maybe we can listen to or maybe spend a little more time with the patient, perhaps offer a playtime with an intention to explore the feelings of the 12-year old patient? It is easier said than done but I am curios of the effects that these simple
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