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§343.346: Mental Health Referral of High Risk Suicidal Youth

(a) The facility shall refer a resident classified as high risk for suicidal behavior to a mental health professional or mental health agency within 24 hours from the time the resident is classified as such.

(b) The facility shall maintain written documentation that the referral was made. The documentation shall include:

(1) the name and title of the person who notified the mental health professional;

(2) the name and title of the mental health professional or name of the mental health agency notified;

(3) the date and time of the notification;

(4) the method of notification; and

(5) a brief description of the response provided by the mental health professional or a responsive document from the mental health professional.


Source Note: The provisions of this §343.346 adopted to be effective January 1, 2010, 34 TexReg 7095