If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis or is considering suicide, help is available. Reach out to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline by calling or texting 988 or contact Crisis Text Line by texting PA to 741741.
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The PEACE program is designed to help people in the early stages of psychosis learn how to manage their symptoms and meet their life’s goals. PEACE provides multidisciplinary evidence based services to individuals aged 15 and older, with Medicaid or who are Medicaid eligible and who have been experiencing psychosis for the first time within the last 12 months. With the right tools and supports, individuals can learn to feel better, manage personal challenges, connect with peers, and move toward success in all areas of their lives, including work, school and relationships.
PEACE provides services to individuals residing in Philadelphia county aged 15 and older, with Medicaid or who are Medicaid eligible and who have been experiencing psychosis for the first time within the last 12 months.
Parts of this program may be covered by your Medicaid insurance. The program is further supported by a Mental Health Block Grant provided through the State of Pennsylvania (for Pennsylvania residents only).
PEACE offers a broad range of services consistent with the Coordinated Specialty Care model. In addition, PEACE offers Occupational Therapy services, which support individuals with community integration, social participation, overall wellness, and occupational–based solutions.Read More +
The PEACE program participated in the Occupational Therapy in Early Intervention in Psychosis Research Collaboration to develop the Occupational Therapy in the United States Early Intervention in Psychosis Report, 2021/2022 and the published “Implementation of occupational therapy within early intervention in psychosis services: Results from a national survey” (Wiley, 2022). Click here to read the full report and article.