What is First Episode Psychosis?
First Episode Psychosis is the initial occurrence of a psychotic episode by an individual defined as a loss of contact with reality.
What is Early Intervention?
Early Intervention involves the detection and treatment of early signs of psychosis.
You’re worried about your Teen.
The sooner the psychosis is identified and treated, the better chance of avoiding or greatly minimizing the consequences associated with the disorder.
First Episode Psychosis Program
In partnership with CAMH and the FACT Clinic of Peel, FAME offers family support in dealing with first episode diagnosis. The First Episode Psychosis program is a community-based clinic dedicated to the assessment of psychosis in adolescents and young adults.
We’re here to help.
- Ongoing support and education for individuals and family members.
- Educating families about early psychosis and its treatment.
- Working with health care professionals, crisis services and community groups.