River North, Chicago, Illinois


Young Adult with Depression and Suicidal Ideation

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About the Client:
We are deeply concerned about the well-being of our 30-year-old family member who is grappling with depression and recurrent suicidal ideation. These thoughts pose an immediate risk to his safety and require urgent intervention. Our primary goal is to provide him with comprehensive support to address the underlying mental health issues contributing to his distress and to ensure his safety and stability.

Project Overview:
We are seeking an experienced nursing team with expertise in mental health and crisis intervention to provide immediate assistance and ongoing care for our family member. This project involves implementing a multidimensional approach, including crisis intervention, medication management, and intensive therapy, to address his acute mental health needs and promote recovery.


– **Crisis Intervention:**
– Provide immediate support and intervention in response to episodes of suicidal ideation or self-harm, utilizing crisis de-escalation techniques and safety planning to ensure the client’s safety.
– Collaborate with the client’s support network, including family members, friends, and mental health professionals, to establish a crisis response plan and access resources for emergency support as needed.

– **Medication Management:**
– Conduct comprehensive assessments to evaluate the client’s medication history, symptoms, and treatment response, collaborating with psychiatrists or medical providers to initiate or adjust psychotropic medications.
– Monitor medication adherence, side effects, and therapeutic response, providing education and support to the client and his caregivers regarding medication management and potential risks.

– **Intensive Therapy:**
– Facilitate individual therapy sessions using evidence-based approaches such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), or psychodynamic therapy to address the underlying issues contributing to the client’s depression and suicidal ideation.
– Implement structured interventions to target maladaptive thought patterns, improve coping skills, and enhance emotional regulation to reduce the frequency and intensity of suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

– **Collaboration and Coordination:**
– Coordinate care with the client’s treatment team, including psychiatrists, therapists, and other healthcare providers, to ensure a cohesive and integrated approach to his care.
– Communicate regularly with the client’s support network, providing updates on his progress, treatment plan adjustments, and recommendations for ongoing support and intervention.


– **Qualifications and Experience:**
– Certification or extensive experience in psychiatric nursing, with specialized training in crisis intervention and mental health assessment and treatment.
– Proficiency in conducting suicide risk assessments, crisis de-escalation techniques, and evidence-based therapies for depression and suicidal ideation.

– **Skills and Competencies:**
– Strong therapeutic communication skills to establish rapport, build trust, and engage clients in crisis intervention and therapy sessions.
– Ability to assess and manage acute psychiatric emergencies, prioritize safety concerns, and implement appropriate interventions to mitigate suicide risk.

– **Personal Attributes:**
– Compassion, empathy, and nonjudgmental attitude toward individuals struggling with mental health challenges, recognizing their inherent worth and dignity.
– Resilience and adaptability to navigate emotionally charged situations, maintaining professionalism and therapeutic boundaries while providing support and intervention during crises.

Patient Case:

**Comprehensive Support for a 30-year-old Adult with Depression and Recurrent Suicidal Ideation**

– **Patient:** 30-year-old adult
– **Condition:** Depression, recurrent suicidal ideation
– **Challenges:** Acute mental health crisis, immediate safety concerns
– **Requirements:** Crisis intervention, medication management, and intensive therapy to address underlying mental health issues and promote safety.


Total Budget: $458,524.80