Early Intervention Could Change Nature of Schizophrenia

In an article by Liz Szabo in USA Today, she discusses programs aiming to prevent psychosis or halt a patient’s decline.

From the article

The National Institutes of Health is testing early intervention through a major study called RAISE, or Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode. The study has generated enormous excitement across the mental health world, even before its results have been released. The federal government already allocated $25 million — or 5% of federal mental health block grants — to implement RAISE-style services in every state in the country. New York City has launched its version of the program, called OnTrackNY, and there are similar programs in Baltimore and Oregon.

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