Early or first-episode psychosis (FEP) refers to when a person first shows signs of beginning to lose contact with reality. Acting quickly to connect a person with the right treatment during early psychosis or FEP can be life-changing and radically alter that person’s future.
These fact sheets were created by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, an SMI Adviser content partner, and approved by the SMI Adviser clinical expert team for inclusion in the knowledge base.
What is Early and First-Episode Psychosis?
Encouraging People to Seek Help for Early Psychosis