This page features high-quality research studies on interventions that are not peer respites, but aim to divert individuals experiencing crisis from psychiatric emergency services. While not the focus of PeerRespite.net, these programs provide alternatives to inpatient and emergency departments.
Systematic and literature reviews
Clinical and cost-effectiveness of acute and subacute residential mental health services: a systematic review. Psychiatric Services (2013)
Studies with a control or comparison group
The Effectiveness of a Peer-Staffed Crisis Respite Program as an Alternative to Hospitalization. Psychiatric Services. (2018)