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Lake County Receives $2M Grant for Early Psychosis Intervention Services
Lucerne, CA (October 23, 2020) — Lake County Behavioral Health Services (LCBHS) was recently awarded $2 million to expand Early Psychosis Intervention services through a competitive grant. This grant opportunity came through the Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission who also oversee Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funding for California Counties. LCBHS has long provided services to young people experiencing the early onset of psychosis, as well as other behavioral or emotional challenges. This grant will facilitate significant expansion of services in-line with an evidence-based fidelity model. Significant growth is expected in the following areas:
• Clinical training on cutting-edge, evidence-based practices for this population
• Training on community screening and identification of youth experiencing the early onset of psychosis
• Supported employment
• Co-occurring substance use disorder services
• Psychoeducational groups for families, caregivers, and parents
• Psychoeducational and wellness groups for youth
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