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Children's Mental Health Legislative Briefing - Washington, DC
Early Identification and Early Intervention for Mental Health Conditions
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time
The Gold Room (Room 2168), Rayburn House Office Building
The panel will present research from the administration, addressing the importance of early identification and intervention. Dr. Lisa Dixon, Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center and Director for the Center for Practice Innovations will discuss the efficacy of the RAISE (Recovery After Initial Schizophrenia Episode) Connection program. Tiffany Martinez will speak about her experiences and how innovative early intervention programs helped her on her road to recovery. Members of Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano’s Mental Health Task Force and their family members will also share their experiences with integral services and supports.