Early Psychosis Programs
Who is eligible for EDAPT?
- Ages 12-40
- Insurance accepted by the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, or self-pay
- Experiencing the symptoms of early psychosis, including:
- Onset of psychotic symptoms in the past year
- Sub-threshold symptoms of psychosis
- Recent deterioration in youth with a parent/sibling with a psychotic disorders
If you or someone you know is interested in clinical services through EDAPT or would like to learn more about our clinic, please contact:
SacEDAPT and EDAPT Clinics
UCDH Physicians: How to Refer via EPIC
Our recovery-based treatment approach provides services for 2 years, focusing on reducing and managing symptoms and distress, and improving individuals' ability to achieve success in independent roles.
Comprehensive Psychiatric Assessment
State-of-the-art clinical assessment tools are used to evaluate each client to determine the appropriate diagnosis in order to guide treatment. Assessments of psychosocial functioning also determine areas where targeted treatment is needed.
Regular and frequent appointments with a psychiatrist, tailored to control and alleviate symptoms with the fewest amount of side effects.
Case Management and Support
Each client has a clinical case manager who helps to identify the client's unique needs and recovery goals, which will be used to develop a treatment plan that encourages the client to build upon their strengths and take an active role in treatment decisions.
Individual/Family Psychoeducation and Support Groups
Weekly groups for clients and their family members are designed to provide support and improve understanding of the illness, develop stress and symptom management techniques, and enhance communication and problem solving skills. Specific groups include:
- Peer Symptom Management group
- Substance Abuse Management group
- Family Member Support group
- Creative Arts Group
Multi-family Psychoeducation and Support Groups
Weekly multi-family groups for families are based upon the PIER treatment model. Psychoeducation and support are provided to increase understanding about the illness, improve stress management and communication skills within the family, and develop problem solving skills.
Supported Education and Employment
Supported Education and Employment services are provided as part of a collaboration with Crossroads Diversified Services, Inc. These services can be provided within the client's home, school or workplace to improve everyday functioning and help clients achieve their goals of social, academic and occupational recovery.
Peer and Family Advocate Support
With the knowledge of their own lived experience, our Peer and Family Advocates provide direct services to clients and families within the clinic and the surrounding community. The Peer and Family Advocate’s work targets both mental health and functioning treatment goals, as well as assisting clients and families in accessing benefits and services in the community.