Whether you see a family doctor, a mental health clinic or a psychiatrist, it is likely that a range of information will be gathered. Read on for helpful tips for preparing for and attending a loved one’s psychiatric assessment.Continue readingPreparing for a loved one’s psychiatric assessment
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Whether hallucinations, delusions, or thought disorders, an individual experiencing an episode of psychosis may show different commonly-recognized symptoms. Read on for tips on how to recognize and manage your loved one’s symptoms.Continue readingRecognizing and managing symptoms at home
Read recovery stories, browse through artwork, and read poetry from past 1st Step participants. Are you or your family member currently involved with the 1st Step program? Have you graduated from 1st Step? We would love to have you share your story.Continue readingShowcase
It can be very distressing to realize that someone you love is experiencing psychosis. Supporting a loved one can feel overwhelming – you might feel helpless or guilty. Learn the next steps for supporting someone in their recovery.Continue readingSomeone I care about has psychosis
1st Step is an assessment and treatment program for people who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis–an experience where you might have trouble telling the difference between what is real and what isn’t. Read more about the support 1st Step provides.Continue readingWhat is 1st Step?