First Episode Psychosis

Who we help:

Adults 16 to 35 years of age who are experiencing early symptoms of a psychotic illness.

How we help:

We can help by providing:

  • Outpatient in-home or in-community intervention and support for one to three yearsthree teens sitting at a table in a library working on a project
  • Collaborative care in partnership with The Ottawa Hospital - On-Track First Episode Psychosis Program
  • Assessment, detailed health history and medical investigations
  • Pharmacological treatment
  • Psycho-education
  • Support and goal setting for you and your family
  • Education support
  • Employment support
  • Socialization and recreation

Who is part of the team:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Psychiatrist                                                   
  • Case Worker

Who Can Request Our Services:

  • Individuals (self-referrals)
  • Family physicians
  • Psychiatrists
  • Community agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Family members and friends
  • Health care professionals
  • Teachers

Call: (613) 732-8770, extension 8006

Toll Free: 1-800-991-7711, extension 8006

24/7 Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-996-0991

For more information:

Download First Episode Psychosis Info Sheet
The Ottawa Hospital - On-Track First Episode Psychosis Program

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