Catching Psychosis Early

Our own Dr. Rachel Waford, author of The Psychosis Response Guide: How to Help Young People in Psychiatric Crises was interviewed this month as part of the American Psychological Associations Monitor on Psychology. The article, Catching Psychosis Early, focuses on Dr. Waford’s expertise in detecting and recognizing early warning signs of mental illness.

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Dr. Rachel Waford interview

Our own Dr. Rachel Waford recently provided an interview to The Practice Institute on her new book, The Psychosis Response Guide. Dr. Waford along with co-author Dr. Iati spoke at length about their new book and outlined early warning signs of a possible psychotic episode along with effective interventions during such times. Continuing Education credits are available through […]

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Warning Signs of Emerging Mental Illness in Young People

Diagnosing mental illness is a complicated process that requires knowledge about the nuances of different disorders as well as the interplay between biology, environment, development, family history and a number of other potential factors.  However, you don’t need an advanced degree to identify potential warning signs and risk factors for mental illness in young people. […]

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The Psychosis Response Guide

The field of mental health has changed dramatically in recent decades. There has been a strong focus on efforts to increase awareness of and decrease stigma surrounding mental health issues. This shift in perception has led to a focus on early intervention – addressing mental health issues as quickly as possible instead of ignoring, avoiding […]

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