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Early Psychosis 

 

 

Experiences of psychosis are more common than one might think. Roughly 3 to 5 percent of the population will experience a psychotic disorder at some point in their lifetime (Perälä, 2007). Early identification and intervention for psychosis is a high public health priority and can greatly minimize disability and improve lives. Treating psychosis early is important since this gives people the best chance at recovery and rehabilitation. 

 

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The New England MHTTC is working with providers around the region to improve their capacity to serve people experiencing early psychosis. Here are a few of our initiatives: 

 

Early Psychosis Learning Collaborative – through webinars, online discussions, consultations, and more, the EPLC is dedicated to disseminating evidence-based practices to support people in the early stages of psychosis.

 

New England MHTTC Early Psychosis events - Use the term "EPLC" to filter upcoming and past events.  

 

Clinical Briefs

 

State-by-State Resources:

Connecticut 

Maine 

Massachusetts 

New Hampshire  

Rhode Island 

Vermont 

 

To learn more about our early psychosis efforts, please contact us at newengland@mhttcnetwork.org

 


Reference: Perälä J, Suvisaari J, Saarni SI, Kuoppasalmi K, Isometsä E, Pirkola S, Partonen T, Tuulio-Henriksson A, Hintikka J, Kieseppä T, Härkänen T, Koskinen S, Lönnqvist J. Lifetime prevalence of psychotic and bipolar I disorders in a general population. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2007 Jan;64(1):19-28. PubMed PMID: 17199051.