Emergency child mental health services in Poland.Int J Emerg Ment Health. 2001 Spring; 3(2):83-4.IJ
This paper describes emergency child mental health services in Poland. The paper defines common emergencies for children and adolescents, describes who responds and how services are organized. The evaluation process, interventions and treatment follow-up are outlined. The lack of consistency across Poland is highlighted. Recommendations for further training of professionals, as well as improvements in the mental health and legal systems are made.