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The Pandemic Continues: Non-Psychiatric/Psychiatric Crisis Services; New Episode of "Psychiatry Advances"

August 24, 2020

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With host Loren Roth, MD, MPH, psychiatric, psychological, nursing, and rehabilitative professionals are invited to discover innovative research and patient-centered programs at the cutting edge of psychiatry and behavioral health sciences. Dr. Roth is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry. He continues to actively teach and work at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. He is also the former Chief Medical Officer of UPMC and the previous associate senior vice chancellor for Clinical Policy and Planning, Health Sciences, at the University of Pittsburgh.

Jack Rozel, MD, is associate professor of psychiatry and medical director at resolve Crisis Services. He is president of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry. In this episode, he addresses the pandemic functioning of an established, multi-purpose, and community-based crisis center. Crises are not defined by the patient or family having a psychiatric disorder. The center has dealt with challenges associated with the pandemic. This episode also addresses the role of national helplines during COVID-19. 

Episode 1: Pandemic: Leadership - Visibility and Communication with Ken Nash, MD
Episode 2: The Pandemic Continues: Telepsychiatry with Gina Perez, MD
Episode 3: The Pandemic Continues: Addiction Services with Jody Glance, MD
Episode 4: The Pandemic Continues: Non-Psychiatric/Psychiatric Crisis Services with Jack Rozel, MD

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