Assessment and treatment of psychosis for people between 13 and 30 years old.

#101-32555 Simon Avenue
B.C.V2T 4Y2
Phone: 604-746-3392

Eligibility

Individuals who are between the ages of 13 and 30 and:

  • Have noticed some unusual changes in thinking, behaviour, social isolation, and/or feelings of suspiciousness, depression or anxiety.
  • Have a family history of psychotic disorder and are experiencing a recent decline in function at school, work or home.
  • If in doubt, call and ask at one of the program intake numbers below.

Referral

A referral can be made by anybody, including you, friends, family, schools, family doctor or hospital. You can simply call the direct intake number in the location nearest you. The EPI intake clinician will speak with you over the phone and together make a plan to have your concerns addressed.

Abbotsford, Agassiz, Chilliwack, Hope and Mission
Call 1-866-870-7847

Burnaby, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Tri-Cities
Call 604-777-8386

Delta, Langley, Surrey, White Rock
Call 604-538-4278

EPI is not a crisis service (hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) but we do work closely with the crisis services in the Fraser region. 

Resources

  • Earlypsychosis.ca
    Visit earlypsychosis.ca to find information on: 
    • Preparing for the initial assessment
    • Psychosis information and resources for individuals and families
    • Safety risks
    • Emergency situations
    • If treatment in hospital is needed 
    • How to help a friend or loved one
    • How to cope as a caregiver or friend 
    • Diagnosis and associated issues
    • Mental Health Act and Confidentiality information
    • Dealing with Psychosis Toolkit and other useful downloads and apps