Category: News

APPLY: APPLYING CLINICAL TOOLS – EARLY PSYCHOSIS ACCREDITED PROGRAM

The APPLY: Applying Clinical Tools – Early Psychosis program, was developed by the Canadian Psychiatric Association with Janssen Inc. Please click the links below to access the tools. Antipsychotic Treatment Selection Tool Psychosis Patient Order Set OPTIMA HCP Education Protocol OPTIMA Patient Decision Aid OPTIMA Patient Questionnaire Tool for Monitoring of Antipsychotic Side Effects (TMAS)… Read more »

Preventing Relapse in Early-Phase Schizophrenia: Pharmacotherapy Considerations During this Critical Period

Check out a new video featuring CCEIP members Phil Tibbo, Pierre Chue and Howard Margolese. PREVENTING RELAPSE IN EARLY-PHASE SCHIZOPHRENIA: PHARMACOTHERAPY CONSIDERATIONS DURING THIS CRITICAL PERIOD Learning Objectives; Review the importance of early relapse prevention in schizophrenia Discuss how day-to-day functioning and clinical outcomes may vary for newly diagnosed patients with schizophrenia who are treated… Read more »

CCEIP: Position Statement on Cannabis Legalization

The federal government has committed to legalizing and regulating access to cannabis in 2017. The recently released recommendations of the Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation (Task Force) to the Federal government was prepared to inform the design of the new framework. The Task force engaged multi-stakeholder groups and knowledge leaders in the development… Read more »

Maybe it’s not just a bad trip: Bold new Nova Scotia-based cannabis education campaign created with youth, for youth, busts through myths and misconceptions of marijuana use

A thought-provoking education campaign called Weed Myths and launched Monday by the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program aims to shed much-needed light on misconceptions surrounding marijuana use. A recent national study shows that Canadian youth are the top users of cannabis in the developed world, with one in… Read more »

New Executive Members announcement

The Canadian Consortium for Early Intervention in Psychosis is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Executive Member team, which was voted in at the Annual General Meeting in Toronto, ON held September 21st, 2016. Executive Members Dr Philip Tibbo and Dr Marc-André Roy have been voted to President and Vice President respectively. Dr… Read more »

IEPA Conference 2016

The Canadian Consortium for Early Intervention in Psychosis was proud to be involved in several POSTER presentations at this year’s International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) Conference, held in Milan, Italy from October 19th to October 22nd. One poster, New clinical tools for intervention in early phase psychosis was presented by Dr. Phil Tibbo, and showcased… Read more »

International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) Conference in Milan, October 2016

In co-operation with the Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program (NSEPP), the Canadian Consortium for Early Intervention in Psychosis is involved in several presentations at this year’s International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) Conference being held in Milan, Italy from October 19th – October 22nd. The presentations are listed below: Improving the transition from early intervention services to… Read more »

SSC Breakout Session: Relapse Risk Assessment and Intervention in Early Psychosis

Conference Details Schizophrenia Society of Canada – 2016 National Conference World Trade & Convention Centre Halifax, Nova Scotia October 27 & 28, 2016 Breakout Session Details Friday, October 28th 11:15 am Room B: Presentations Early Intervention Speakers Phil Tibbo, MD, FRCPC Overview: Rates of relapse are alarmingly high in young people diagnosed with a first-episode… Read more »

CPA Workshop: New Clinical Tools for Intervention in Early Phase Psychosis

New Clinical Tools for Intervention in Early Phase Psychosis Details Workshop – W38 Friday, September 23, 2016 16:30 – 18:00 Pier 3 Learning Objectives At the end of this session participants will be able to: Apply clinically relevant solutions to address key clinical challenges in the management of early psychosis Consider the integration of clinical… Read more »