South of Fifth (SoFi), Miami Beach, Florida


Young Adult with Major Depressive Disorder and Suicidal Ideation

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About the Client:
We are a supportive and concerned family dedicated to the mental health and safety of our beloved family member, who is 25 years old and struggling with major depressive disorder accompanied by persistent suicidal ideation. Our primary focus is to provide him with the necessary support and interventions to address his acute mental health needs, ensure his safety, and promote long-term recovery.

Project Overview:
We are seeking an experienced nursing team with expertise in mental health care to provide comprehensive support for our family member. This project entails implementing intensive therapy, conducting psychiatric evaluations, and developing safety plans to address his mental health needs and prevent self-harm.


– **Intensive Therapy:**
– Facilitate access to intensive therapy sessions, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and other evidence-based treatments for major depressive disorder.
– Work closely with therapists to monitor progress and adjust therapeutic approaches as needed.
– Provide supportive counseling and crisis intervention as required to manage acute episodes of suicidal ideation.

– **Psychiatric Evaluation:**
– Coordinate comprehensive psychiatric evaluations to assess the severity of depression, suicidal risk, and co-occurring mental health conditions.
– Assist in developing and implementing an individualized treatment plan based on the psychiatric evaluation.
– Monitor medication adherence and effectiveness, ensuring communication with the prescribing psychiatrist about any side effects or concerns.

– **Safety Planning:**
– Develop and implement a personalized safety plan that includes identifying triggers, coping strategies, and emergency contacts.
– Conduct regular safety assessments to evaluate the risk of self-harm and make necessary adjustments to the safety plan.
– Educate the patient and family on recognizing warning signs of escalating suicidal ideation and how to respond effectively.

– **Family Education and Support:**
– Provide education and resources to the family on major depressive disorder, treatment options, and how to support their loved one.
– Offer guidance on creating a safe and supportive home environment, including removing potential means of self-harm.
– Facilitate family counseling sessions to improve communication, understanding, and support within the family unit.

– **Coordination of Care:**
– Collaborate closely with mental health professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists, to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care.
– Maintain clear and regular communication with the family, providing updates on the patient’s condition and treatment progress.

– **Crisis Intervention:**
– Be available for crisis intervention and support during acute episodes of suicidal ideation, providing immediate assistance and facilitating access to emergency mental health services if necessary.
– Develop and practice crisis intervention protocols with the family to ensure everyone knows how to respond in an emergency.


– **Qualifications and Experience:**
– Certification or extensive experience in psychiatric nursing, mental health care, or related fields, with expertise in managing major depressive disorder and suicidal ideation.
– Proficiency in providing intensive therapy, conducting psychiatric evaluations, and developing safety plans for individuals with acute mental health needs.
– Experience in crisis intervention and supportive counseling for patients with severe depression and suicidal tendencies.

– **Skills and Competencies:**
– Strong understanding of major depressive disorder, risk factors for suicide, and evidence-based treatment modalities.
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, fostering trust and collaboration with the patient and family.
– Ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary healthcare team, ensuring coordinated and comprehensive care.

– **Personal Attributes:**
– Compassionate and patient-centered approach, dedicated to improving the mental health and safety of our family member.
– Empathy and sensitivity to the challenges faced by individuals with severe depression and their families.
– Strong organizational skills and attention to detail in managing complex mental health needs.

Patient Case:

**Management of Major Depressive Disorder with Suicidal Ideation**

– **Patient:** 25-year-old male
– **Condition:** Major depressive disorder with persistent suicidal ideation.
– **Needs:** Comprehensive support including intensive therapy, psychiatric evaluation, and safety planning to address acute mental health needs and prevent self-harm.

The goal is to ensure our loved one’s safety, provide effective treatment for his depression, and support his journey towards recovery by implementing a robust and coordinated care plan that addresses both his immediate and long-term mental health needs.


Total Budget: $343,893.60