Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI)

The Early Psychosis Intervention program is delivered through a formal partnership between Brant Community Health Care system, St. Leonard’s Community Services and Community Addiction and Mental Health Services of Haldimand and Norfolk to provide intensive mental health services that involve assessment, consultation, education and treatment for people who are experiencing symptoms of early psychosis.

Multi-disciplinary team members can help determine whether or not an individual is experiencing psychosis, and eligibility to receive intensive services for up to 3 years.  Program staff can help individuals identify concerns, goals and develop plans to support wellness and recovery.

The following team members available to support an individual and family in recovery include the following:

  • Registered Nurses/Registered Practical Nurse
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Psychiatrists

Hours of Operation:  Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Evening appointments available.

Client referrals to be made through BCHS EPI Secretary.

Eligibility Criteria

Age: 14-35
Other: The BHN Early Psychosis Intervention  program is available to anyone living in Brant County, Haldimand and Norfolk aged 14 to 35 years old (male or female) who may be experiencing their first episode of psychosis and has never been treated for psychosis, or has been treated for 1 year or less.

Contact(s):

BCHS

Secretary
Phone: 519-751-5544 extension 2657
Fax: 519-752-7146