The Foundation's program, National Demonstration of Early Detection, Intervention and Prevention of Psychosis in Adolescents and Young Adults, was designed to replicate the Portland Identification and Early Referral (PIER) Program -- an intervention that uses evidence-based psychosocial and pharmacologic interventions in the early identification and treatment of adolescents and young adults with severe mental illness.The Portland Identification and Early Referral Program (PIER) is a groundbreaking clinical and research project based at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. The purpose of this project is to provide technical assistance and direction to test and promote the acceptance of the PIER model within the mental health treatment field by conducting a large-scale replication of the model in four sites.
Amount Awarded $1,043,078.00
Awarded on: 7/28/2006
Time frame: 8/1/2006 - 7/31/2007
Grant Number: 58287