The Early Psychosis and Intervention Program provides early identification, assessment and treatment for individuals experiencing first-episode psychosis. The focus of this program is upon minimizing the impact of disruption to a young person’s functioning and to enhance psychological and social development. Supports are focused upon maintaining or returning to educational, vocational and social activities. Support and education is provided to both the individuals who experience psychosis and to their families so as to assist in the recovery of first episode psychosis.
- Comprehensive assessment and referral to community resources
- Psycho-social support
- Family involvement and family education
- Facilitating access and early identification
- Public education
- Medication support
- Assistance with symptom and behaviour management
- Skill development
- Person centered planning
Individuals between the ages of 14 and 35 residing in Windsor-Essex County who are experiencing first episode psychosis, and who have not received previous treatment for psychosis.
How To Access The Service
Physician referrals. Please contact (519) 255-7440 for information. Referrals will be received by fax at 866-447-7761
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
The regular business hours are 8:30 to 4:30 at the agency Monday to Friday. Services are available until 8:00 pm Monday to Thursday by appointment.