Service description

This service will launch in Autumn 2023, initially in a targeted geographical area rather than across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The service will offer NICE-recommended psychological and psychosocial  interventions to people aged 14 – 35 years who may be experiencing the early signs of psychosis for the three distinct groups identified; Vulnerability group; Attenuated group and Brief Limited Intermittent Psychosis group ARMS will support people for up to two years. Assessments and interventions will be provided within a multidisciplinary team approach and include NICE recommended Family and CBT interventions; social inclusion; education and peer interventions which aim to: reduce stigma; focus on helping people maintain their education, work and social links and goals to improve functioning and long terms outcomes; tailored to, and based in the local community; reducing the number of people who meet the threshold for diagnosis and need secondary care services and improving transition to PIER to facilitate early intervention where needed.

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