News Expedited Psychiatric Inpatient Admissions Protocols Now In Effect (As of February 1, 2018)

  • Massachusetts Department of Mental Health

The Expedited Psychiatric Inpatient Admissions protocols for addressing the issue of Emergency Department Boarding (ED Boarding) are in effect as of February 1, 2018.  

For more information, documents, and to read the protocols, visit the Expedited Psychiatric Inpatient Admissions page.

Massachusetts Department of Mental Health 

The Department of Mental Health, as the State Mental Health Authority, assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages; enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities.