Improving the Lives of Young People with Serious Mental Health Conditions Through Research & Training
Webinar Recording: Introduction to Psychosis-Risk Syndrome
This webinar, produced by Barbara Walsh, PhD provided an overview and introduction to the Psychosis-Risk Syndrome and implications for the field. This webinar was hosted by Portland State University, a core partner in the TA Network, and was part of a series of events being planned over the coming year focused on Psychosis-Risk Syndrome.
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New Tip Sheet for Young Adults on Policy Change in the Mental Health System
"Advice to Young Adults from Young Adults: Helpful Hints for Policy Change in the Mental Health System," a new tip sheet on policy change from the S/PAC project, is designed for use by youth and young adult led organizations that include young people with lived experience in the mental health system in their membership.
EASA Connections Investigator Meets with Executive Director of Orygen
Tamara Sale (EASA Connections) recently met with Patrick McGorry, Professor of Youth Mental Health and Executive Director of Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, Australia. Prof. McGorry recently wrote an article for Focal Point 2016: Early Psychosis Interventions.
A new tip sheet from the PTTP project titled "Achieving Cross-System Collaboration to Support Young People in the Transition Years: A Tip Sheet for Service Providers" advises service providers on how to reach across fragmented services and systems to assist young people to achieve their goals.
Tamara Sale (Project EASA Connections) recently participated in a Learning Community webinar hosted by FREDLA on the Role of Family-Run Organizations in responding to Early Psychosis. A recording of the webinar is now available.