Telehealth Tips: Managing Suicidal Clients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The current need for social distancing and isolation related to the COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated a quick expansion of the provision of mental health services via remote platforms. Here are some tips for evaluating and treating suicidal individuals remotely via telehealth.


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