Families Supporting Adults


Families Supporting Adults


Coming Fall 2022

Supporting Patients by Family Education in Psychotic Illness: Prospective Trial PRO 00110691

Exciting Opportunity for Families supporting a young adult living with psychosis. In response to a clear need to provide greater skills and resources to families, an educational intervention to support families will be offered. We are looking for 10-24 family supporters of young adults (ages 17-27) who have been hospitalized with a diagnosis of psychosis within the last year. This module-based intervention is a 9-week program (offered weekly via zoom from 6PM - 8PM starting Thursday October 27, 2022) that includes: how to support a loved one living with psychosis, education on psychosis, psychosis and substance misuse, training in the LEAP program and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

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