The University of Minnesota Physicians and University of Minnesota Health's First Episode Psychosis Program helps individuals who have recently experienced the first onset of psychotic symptoms. In working with individuals and their families, we help them understand their illness and develop skills that help them live healthier and happier lives.
NAVIGATE is a coordinated specialty care program created with support from the National Institute of Mental Health. It is a clinically proven treatment approach for psychosis, focused on resiliency and recovery. NAVIGATE treats individuals aged 15 to 40 years of age who are experiencing a recent onset of symptoms of psychosis.
Our program staff are highly skilled at providing both clinical and non-clinical support and services, whether they be in our clinic, the community, or in an individual's home. We are also directly connected to the University of Minnesota, enabling us to provide the most up to date, evidence-based care.
NAVIGATE Care Services
- Individual resiliency training
- Supported employment and education
- Family education and support
- Peer support
- Case management
- Workshops and social events
Our First-Episode Psychosis program is the largest program of its kind in the state of Minnesota and includes two of the only four NAVIGATE teams in the state.
Patient parking is available outside of the Park Place East building in a surface level lot.
Conditions We Treat
- Schizoaffective disorder, depressed type
- Schizoaffective disorder, bipolar type
- Unspecified psychosis, aka unspecified schizophrenia spectrum and psychotic disorders
Conditions We Treat When Present Alongside Psychosis
- Substance use
Through the use of cutting-edge research and collaborative care teams, our services are tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual. Medical, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, nursing, education and employment, and peer support professionals come together to treat and understand every aspect of an individual’s psychosis. We are the largest program of its kind in the state of Minnesota and include two of the only four NAVIGATE programs in the state.