SECTION .1400 ‑ EMERGENCY SERVICES
10a NCAC 26d .1401 SCOPE
(a) The Department shall ensure that emergency mental health and mental retardation services are available to all inmates.
(b) Emergency services provide:
(1) immediate assessment and intervention; and
(2) referral for continuing care after emergency treatment, for inmates experiencing acute emotional or behavioral problems.
(c) Emergency services consist of a variety of services which may include, but need not be limited to:
(1) crisis intervention;
(2) telephone crisis services; and
(3) medical and psychiatric back‑up.
History Note: Authority G.S. 148‑19(d);
Eff. January 4, 1994;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 20, 2015.