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Structure and Delivery of Adult Emergency and Crisis Mental Health Services in the Mountain West Region

This report​, prepared by Vladka Kovar, MD, MPH as part of a project funded by the Joyce Foundation, describes the structure and delivery of mental health services in the Mountain West Region (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming), with a primary focus on psychiatric emergency services in hospital emergency departments and state/community crisis services. 

Training Needs and Preferences of Colorado's Mental Health Providers to Address Suicide Prevention: Results of a Statewide Survey
This report​, prepared by Laura Schwab-Reese, MA, PhD, and Carol Runyan, MPH, PhD, with support from the Yellow Ribbon Fund, describes results from a 2016 survey of mental health providers.

Injuries and Violence: How Big is the Problem?

This two-page primer describes the magnitude of the problem both nationally and in the Rocky Mountain West, as well as examples of proven prevention programs that save lives and money. Download Injuries and Violence: How Big is the Problem? [PDF]. 

PIPER Annual Reports 

View our latest annual report sharing PIPER's work in 2015. Download the PIPER Annual Report 2015 [PDF].

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