Please click the links below for the current research on evaluating and using the HEADS-ED screening tool.
Emergency Department Mental Health Pathways
Centralized intake referral system
Others use of the HEADS-ED
Newton, A. S., Hartling, L., Soleimani, A., Kirkland, S., Dyson, M. P., & Cappelli, M. (2017). A systematic review of management strategies for children’s mental health care in the emergency department: update on evidence and recommendations for clinical practice and research. Emergency Medicine Journal, 34(6), 376–384. doi:10.1136/emermed-2016-205939
Chun, T. H., Duffy, S. J., & Linakis, J. G. (2013). Emergency Department Screening for Adolescent Mental Health Disorders: The Who, What, When, Where, Why and How It Could and Should Be Done. Clinical pediatric emergency medicine, 14(1), 3–11. doi:10.1016/j.cpem.2013.01.003