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Psychosis Resources

The resources below include printable materials such as factsheets, brochures, and a glossary. You’ll also find online and telephone assistance, informative videos, and more. An asterisk (*) appears next to those resources produced by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). This list of resources is not comprehensive and does not constitute an endorsement by NIMH.


Understanding Psychosis

  • Voices of Recovery Video Series: Young women, men, and parents share inspiring and informative recovery stories. (Developed by the Center for Practice Innovations, Columbia Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute with funding from NIMH.)
  • * Google+ Hangout on First Episode Psychosis: Dr. John Kane and Dr. Amy Goldstein answer viewer questions about first episode psychosis.

Treating Psychosis

  • * Treating First Episode Psychosis : Dr. John Kane discusses treating first episode psychosis using coordinated specialty care.
  • Implementing Early Treatment of Psychosis : Dr. Lisa Dixon talks about her personal interest in RAISE and about developing first episode psychosis treatment programs in communities.
  • Antipsychotics, Weight Gain, and How to Keep Kids Healthy: Dr. Christoph Correll, a professor of psychiatry at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine and an expert in pediatric schizophrenia, talks about balancing the benefits of antipsychotic medications with strategies to address their side effects. His core message is simple: encourage healthy living and always begin with the intervention that poses the smallest risk. He also describes more intensive treatments for the weight gain that often accompanies these medications.
  • Schizophrenia: Sticking with Treatment : Dr. John Kane of Zucker Hillside Hospital talks about schizophrenia, treatment options, medications and medication adherence, relapse and recovery.

Printer-Friendly Fact Sheets and Publications

Online Resources

Phone Resources

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Information Helpline: This information and referral service can be reached at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST or by email at
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: A 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress is available at1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • SAMHSA's 24-hour Referral Helpline: For substance abuse and mental health services, call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)