News & Events
News & Updates
Here you will find a sampling of news and announcements from EPION.
The EPION CoI has developed a new infographic highlighting the anatomy of first episode psychosis. This infographic describes the positive, negative, and cognitive symptoms that can accompany an psychosis episode. (more…)
On May 21st, the EPION Metabolic Monitoring and Research working group, with the sponsorship of the Ottawa On Track Program and support from EENet, hosted the Canadian iphYs Satellite Symposium – Keeping the Body in Mind, in Youth with Psychosis. Improving Health Outcomes in Youth with First Episode Psychosis. (more…)
The Cardiometabolic Risk Management resource provides a structured way to screen and begin metabolic interventions for individuals with mental illness, according to Canadian guidelines. It also defines the roles of the mental health and primary care teams. (more…)
On Wednesday May 13, 2015 join St. Joseph’s Healthcare and McMaster University at the 2015 Cleghorn Lecture & 2nd Annual Schizophrenia Professional Development Day.
The event will showcase numerous presentations, including special guest lecturer: Professor Keith Nuechterlein, Departments of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, focusing on “Improving Functional Recovery in Early Phases of Schizophrenia: Supported Education and Employment, Cognitive Training, and Their Combination”.
The Early Psychosis Intervention Ontario Network (EPION) is pleased to announce their 10th Anniversary Conference in Toronto on October 14-15, 2015, with a pre-conference on October 13, 2015.
Join the next iphYs international symposia series on improving the physical health of young people with psychosis. During this one-day event, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with world-renowned experts on managing weight gain, metabolic syndrome and diabetes in persons receiving early psychosis intervention (EPI).
In November 2014, EPION held a Think Tank about family work in early psychosis intervention programs. Participants were invited to join a mini-workshop on one of seven topics listed below. Using a world-café format, all participants were able to view the result of each workshop and add their own comments. (more…)
EPION’s print-friendly infographics about early psychosis intervention are now available for download in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Punjabi and Mandarin. (more…)
Two new print-friendly infographics about early psychosis intervention have been developed by EPION’s Community of Interest (CoI) working group.
Members of the Ontario Working Group (OWG) for Early Psychosis Intervention met monthly from September to November, and will meet once more before year end. Two objectives were defined. (more…)