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EP 910B How to Help Someone in a Mental Health Crisis

Summary: In her book, Mental Health Emergencies, Michele Hart shares how anyone can be a first responder in a mental health scenario.
Air Date: 10/2/18
Duration: 13:00
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Michele Hart, LCSW
Michele Hart, LCSW, has over 20 years experience in the field of social work and has worked in residential and outpatient clinics, educational settings and probation and parole. Her primary focus and passion has been centered around trauma and its impact on children, families, and adults.
  • Book Title: Mental Health Emergencies
EP 910B How to Help Someone in a Mental Health Crisis
As the conversation around mental health grows, many people wonder how they can best help their friends, family and loved ones when they're in crisis.

In her book, Mental Health Emergencies, licensed clinical social worker Michele Hart shares how anyone can be a first responder in a mental health scenario.

Hart explains why you don't need to be trained—you simply need to be willing to help if a friend isn't acting like themselves. From deescalating a suicidal person to comforting someone during a panic attack, Hart shares the top ways you can help.

Plus, learn when to get that person to a professional and how to determine when it's necessary.

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