Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Site: Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Service: Mental Health Services - LYNX Early Psychosis Intervention Program

Description (Service) 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, Manager; Phone: 705-743-2121 ext 3778
Alternate Contact Angela Chambers, Secretary

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