Promoting early detection of psychosis: the role of community outreach

  title={Promoting early detection of psychosis: the role of community outreach},
  author={B. Joly and Kimberly Bernard and Martha Elbaum Williamson and P. Mittal},
  journal={Journal of Public Mental Health},
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to determine the effectiveness of community outreach efforts in promoting public education on the early warning signs of psychosis and in generating referrals for treatment during the prodromal stage of illness. Design/methodology/approach – Five mental health centres across the United States implemented a community outreach model known as the Early Detection and Intervention for the Prevention of Psychosis Program (EDIPPP). A multi-site evaluation was… Expand
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