Hume Region Early Psychosis Services

What is Psychosis?

Psychosis describes a state of mind in which a person experiences a distortion of, or loss of contact with reality.

When someone is psychotic they can display the following:

The majority of young people who experience a psychosis get better. Getting effective treatment early assists in the recovery process.

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