The EPION PEAK Working Group is happy to provide these resources for families and young people about early psychosis.
Intended to complement existing EPION resources about signs and symptoms of psychosis, the new series of info sheets will help youth and families navigate the early stages of early psychosis intervention.
PEAK’s new resources cover the following topics:
Accessing Services: how to get help for yourself or a loved one – focuses on when and how to get help in Ontario and explores urgent and non-urgent pathways to care.
Family Guidance: how to support a loved one to get help – offers suggestions for how to have difficult conversations around psychosis and supporting someone getting to care
Medications 101 – provides basic information about antipsychotic medications, including common side effects and the impact of antipsychotic medications
For Family Guidance – How to support a loved one to get help
For Accessing Services – How to get help for yourself or a loved one
For Medications 101 – What you should know about antipsychotics