If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis or is considering suicide, help is available. Reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact Crisis Text Line by texting PA to 741741.
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HeadsUp Early Psychosis Mentor is a free resource provided by HeadsUp for health professionals treating individuals experiencing first episode and early psychosis in Pennsylvania. We are a team of experts who support treating professionals by providing educational resources tailored to your question to aid you in caring for these individuals.
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The service is free through the support of the Community Mental Health Services Block Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Grant Award Number SM063411-01, distributed through the Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS). Our goal is to decrease the duration of untreated psychosis, improve care for those in treatment, and assist with getting individuals’ lives back on track.
HeadsUp Early Psychosis Mentor can only answer questions submitted by treating professionals working in Pennsylvania. If you are a loved one of an individual experiencing early psychosis reach out for help at one of our PA FEP Centers.Read More +
If you are or think you may be experiencing early psychosis, reach out to one of our First Episode Psychosis Centers for resources tailored specifically to you. If you are a treating professional and have questions not pertaining to early psychosis, or serve individuals outside of Pennsylvania, we recommend you submit them to SMI Adviser, a wonderful resource for any question related to Serious Mental Illness (SMI).
Submissions will receive a completely confidential and evidenced-based email answer within 3-5 business days. To ensure the safety and privacy of the individuals you treat, we use a secure, confidential platform with NO identifying information asked for or permitted.Read More +
Providers can choose from a variety of topics or define one that is not currently listed. Topics include questions about therapy, recovery, psychopharmacology, education, family support and engagement, and more! Follow-up support emails are available to ensure treatment confidence and comfort. Come back any time to ask as many questions as you like – there are no limits.
We can’t wait to hear from you! You can access our submission by CLICKING HERE.