Behavioral Emergencies Special Interest Group
Role of the Behavioral Emergencies Special Interest Group:
The Behavioral Emergencies Special Interest Group (BESIG) was founded in 2017 and is an international collaboration of people interested in promoting the high-quality care of people requiring emergency care who have a behavioural emergency or co-morbidity.
The Group seeks to improve emergency care of such people through:
- Sharing best practices by identifying, developing and disseminating guidelines and standards pertaining to behavioral emergencies
- Developing globally relevant education and training opportunities
- Promoting research in behavioral emergencies
- Advocating for people with behavioral emergencies and their requirements from the Emergency Health Services