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The Psychiatric Bed Crisis in the U.S. - Understanding the Problem and Moving Toward Solutions

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August 17, 2022
Eric M. Plakun
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Eric M. Plakun, MD, consulted to the American Psychiatric Association working group that published “The Psychiatric Bed Crisis in the US: Understanding the Problem and Moving Toward Solutions,” which “provides an assessment of the current problem of the lack of access to psychiatric beds and proposes a new model for estimating the needs within a community.” Specifically, he provided input for Section 5: “Community System Contributors and Variables Impacting Hospital Bed Use.”