EASA Program Information:
Call: 541-440-3532 Toll Free: 800-866-9780
EASA is a two year outreach and treatment program for young people ages 15 to 25 who reside in Douglas County, who have experienced a first episode of psychosis or at risk symptoms within the last year that are not caused by a medical condition or substance abuse. Early symptoms are often subtle, but can be debilitating . They affect young people's ability to complete schoolwork, interact socially and accomplish daily tasks.
Common early symptoms include:
Later symptoms of psychosis include:
EASA clinical teams consisting of medical and mental health professionals, vocational and occupational therapists work to achieve the following:
Some of the services offered by EASA include:
Program Expected Outcomes:
To improve outomes related to schizophrenia, including improving one's chances of completing school, successfully obtaining work and living independently
Program Eligibility Information:
Young adults ages 15-25 who are residents of Douglas County who have experienced a first episode of psychosis within the last year and whose symptoms are not caused by a medical condition or substance abuse. EASA services are not restricted by income.
Program Referral Process:
Please contact a member of the EASA team to discuss if EASA is appropriate for you. An EASA team member can meet with you to determine if your symptoms are appropriate for EASA. They can also assist you with referrals for other services if EASA is not right for you.