CHA News Article

Registration Open for Annual Behavioral Health Care Symposium
Program now two full days, Dec. 8- 9, in Redondo Beach

Register online now to attend this specialized symposium tailored to the unique needs of emergency department and hospital behavioral health care providers. Held at Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach and Marina Hotel, the event spans two full days, with the first day devoted to managing the increasing numbers of patients with mental health issues in the emergency department setting. Day two will address broader policy and operational topics. Highlights of this year’s program include: takedown alternatives and techniques to de-escalate volatile situations; patients’ rights and the reality of 5150; using community resources for crisis and triage services; risk factors to be aware of when managing suicidal patients; and more. For more information or to register, visit