Suicide Crisis Response Teams

A crisis intervention team assesses more formally a patient who has depression problems. This team is composed of psychiatrists and primary care doctors. Primary care physicians get the best type of assessments from mental health professionals for depression patients, explains Dr. Melissa Franco, Family Medicine Physician with Baptist Health Primary Care. Yanira Ruidiaz, Social Worker with Baptist Health Primary Care, affirms risk factors are usually hereditary or maybe could be any chronic illnesses such as diabetes. Feeling hopeless is a sign of depression.

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