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Goals for Quiet Minds

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Our goal is to facilitate early identification and treatment of psychosis in a collaborative, recovery-oriented approach involving individuals experiencing first episode psychosis, therefore reduce the disruption to the young person’s functioning and psychosocial development.

Symptoms

Reduce signs and symptoms of psychosis

Family

Improve individual and family functioning

Long Term

Improve the long term course of the illness

Service Gaps

Eliminate services gaps

Relapse

Decrease the chance of relapse

Cost

Decrease the overall cost of treatment

First Episode Psychosis Services from Professionals Providers

Professional Treatment

The WV Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Behavioral Health and SAMHSA entered into a Grant Agreement with the following agencies to provide funding for First Episode Psychosis.

Prestera Center

Prestera Center

We specialize in helping individuals who have a dual diagnosis, meaning many of the people we serve have both mental health and substance abuse needs. As a not-for-profit organization, Prestera Center offers care and services to everyone who needs it regardless of their ability to pay.

United Summit Center Region 4 Tomorrow

United Summit Center

United Summit Center offers a full continuum of outpatient services to meet consumer needs in the areas of Crisis Intervention, Mental Health, Addiction Recovery, and Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities services. Programs are available to provide for the treatment needs of children, adolescents, adults and older adults.

Appalachian Community Health Center

The Appalachian Community Health Center is a comprehensive fully licensed behavioral health center established for the benefit of the public, providing quality care to adults, children and families. The Center's primary service region is a rural four county area made up of Barbour, Randolph, Tucker and Upshur Counties of West Virginia.

Westbrook

Westbrook Health Services

The professionals at Westbrook Health Services believe in promoting the well-being of individuals and families struggling with a wide range of challenges. Experienced and compassionate, we empower people to achieve wellness with the guidance of our psychiatrists, physicians, nurses, psychologists, professional counselors, social workers, and addiction counselors.

FMRS Health Systems, Inc.

FMRS Health Systems, Inc. programs are offered to meet the needs of children and adults experiencing emotional, behavioral, developmental or substance abuse problems. Our goal is to assist people in identifying and addressing problems early in an effort to prevent more serious difficulties from occurring.

Youth Services System

Youth Services System, Inc. is committed to responding to the complex needs of youth at serious risk. For over 40 years, Youth Services System, Inc. has reached 25,000 youth and their families with our shelter, residential, community-based and professional services.

“Making the decision to get help for my mental illness changed my life for the better.”

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