A Multi-Method Examination of Veteran Crisis Line Emergency Dispatches
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Health Services R&D
March 2021 -
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Summary/Abstract Background: Veterans Health Administration (VHA) created a Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) as a 24-hour point of contact for Veterans who are at high-risk for suicide. There is a paucity of research on the potential impact of VCL interventions and a need to examine the use of emergency dispatches (i.e., 911) because of their life- saving potential and possible negative consequences. Significance/Impact: The study examines the potential impact of VCL initiated emergency dispatches on...