Care Pathway for emerging psychosis

Engagement of individuals with first episode psychosis is the key to accessing appropriate care and treatment.  The IRIS guidelines first set out these service principles, and underpinned the policy implementation guide for EIS in the UK.

INTEGRATED CARE PATHWAY Does what it says on the tin...
POLICY IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE The 'PIG' provides the service blueprint for commissioners and providers to deliver an evidence-based approach
UPDATED NICE SCHIZOPHRENIA GUIDELINE 2009 The evidence base updated from previous 2002 version

HOW EARLY IS EARLY?    better outcomes are improved if the Duration of Untreated Psychosis is short.  Its reduction is key, minimising the trauma of late crisis response. LINK TO EARLY DETECTION PAGE