Early intervention in psychosis services

NHS CONFEDERATION. Mental Health Network
NHS Confederation
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This Briefing presents research evidence base and key considerations to help inform commissioners and providers in the planning and delivery of community mental health and early intervention in psychosis (EIP) services. It looks at the challenges faced to maintain the effectiveness of EIP teams while making community services more cost effective, streamlined and easier to navigate by service users and other health and social care professionals. Two short case studies are included.

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outcomes, psychoses, schizophrenia, severe mental health problems, community mental health services, cost effectiveness, early intervention;
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practice example
United Kingdom
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Briefing; May 2011,
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