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Table 4 County Variability in Pathways

From: Bridging juvenile justice and behavioral health systems: development of a clinical pathways approach to connect youth at risk for suicidal behavior to care

Class I Crisis Responder Class II Provider
Mobile Crisis dispatched to Probation, evaluates, takes charge of next steps: 6 counties Mobile Crisis dispatched to Probation, evaluates, takes charge of next steps: 4 counties
Probation calls 911, either law enforcement or ambulance transports to ER/crisis service: 3 counties Mobile Crisis will conduct an evaluation at home within 72 h: 1 county
Mobile Crisis does telephone evaluation, takes charge of next steps: 1 county Refer to designated accredited Behavioral Health agency for appointment within scheduled within 72 h: 3 counties
Probation walks youth to collocated MH crisis service down the hall: 1 county Refer to designated accredited MH agency for appointment within scheduled within 72 h, with alert to Crisis service: 1 county
  Refer to Open Access* if immediately available, if not to designated agency for appointment within 72 h: 1 county
  If in treatment with designated provider, schedule appointment for within 72 h; if not in treatment, accompany to Open Access down the hall: 1 county
  1. *Open Access refers to walk-in clinic times during which an intake can occur without a set appointment time