Opinion: EmPath: Stopping the dehumanization of behavioral health patients in emergency departments

Effective approaches to emergency treatment include empathy, kindness, and a mindset of treating others the way you want to be treated. That's the the essence of the EmPath model for…

Go to a hospital emergency department with symptoms of a physical emergency such as chest pain or a broken leg and you’ll be met by a team of doctors and nurses who know exactly what to do. They will assess you quickly and competently using established protocols. Most of them will be compassionate and kind, making you feel safe and cared for.

It’s a different experience if you walk into the same emergency department having an

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