Healing Hurt People - Philadelphia ER's & Behavioral Health Connect to Help [cleveland.com]

 

The "Healing Hurt People program, or HHP, an ER-based violence intervention program. HHP works on the public health-based notion that violence, like other diseases that spread, can be prevented. It targets services to those at highest risk, patients...who are being treated for violent injuries in the city's emergency rooms" Supported financially by Dr. Arthur Evans, commissioner of the city's Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services, this model brings trauma informed care to hospital emergency departments in Philadelphia. Now, Cleveland is adopting the model.

Lean about the program and read the www.cleveland.com article here.

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