Virginia’s First Episode Psychosis Response Program

Rhonda Thissen, MSW, discusses the statewide first episode psychosis response program for adolescents in Virginia. Thissen works on policy and planning issues related to services for adults with serious mental health disorders and those experiencing homelessness at the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.

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