Educating Communities to Identify and Engage Youth in the Early Phases of an Initial Psychosis: A Manual for Specialty Programs

This resource was selected by SMI Adviser content partners and approved by the SMI Adviser clinical expert team for inclusion in the knowledge base.

This manual provides program staff with background material, methods and case examples to implement community outreach and education, as developed by the Portland Identification and Early Referral (PIER) program, established in Portland, Maine in 2000. A companion to the manual is this Information Brief: Outreach for First Episode Psychosis.


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