Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Site: Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Service: Mental Health Services - LYNX Early Psychosis Intervention Program

Description (Service) COVID19 Many services have moved to phone or videoconference during COVID. Home and clinic visits continue to be offered for urgent cases. The injection clinic continues to operate. Please contact the office with any questions or concerns. 
In an immediate crisis go to the Emergency Department or contact the Four County Community Mental Health Crisis Response Program at 705-745-6484 or 1-866-995-9933 * 24 hours a day, seven days a week 
Early psychosis intervention program for young people who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis. Works with individuals and their families to identify challenges and develop a treatment plan. 
* provides education to increase awareness for youth and people who work with youth, to recognize the signs and symptoms of psychosis and support early treatment 
* offers quick response to individuals who are referred, starting with screening 
* psychiatrists provide regular treatment to monitor symptoms, options for medications and promote recovery 
* nurses help youth with healthy lifestyle opportunities including nutrition and exercise 
* primary case manager works with each individual to develop and work toward recovery goals 
* offers support and education to family members and close friends 
* program includes peer support with a person who has lived experience with psychosis and social recreational events 
* supports youth to fully participate in their schooling and employment 
Lynx is offered in five locations by hospitals or mental health agencies in the Four Counties
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * early evening appointments available
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) - 35 year(s)
Application Referrals from family members, friends, treating physicians or self-referral * Call for an appointment
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location C1, First Floor
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
1 Hospital Dr
Peterborough, ON K9J 7C6
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Intersection Hospital Dr and Weller St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-876-5071
Toll Free Phone 1-866-990-9956
Fax 705-876-5010
Primary Contact Melinda Wall, Director; Phone: 705-743-2121 ext 3778
Alternate Contact Angela Chambers, Secretary

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