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. This podcast addresses the pandemic functioning of an established, multipurpose, 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 podcast also addresses the role of national helplines during COVID-19. Follow Dr. Rozel on Twitter at @ViolenceWonks.
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