What we do?
The Portland Identification and Early Referral (PIER) Program is a community resource for people experiencing early symptoms of psychosis. As part of Maine Medical Center department of psychiatry and research institute, the PIER Program offers individualized treatment for ages 14-26 and their families. The Resilience Program provides coordinated care for adults between the ages 18-40, who are within two years of a first episode of psychosis.
What is psychosis?
Common in teens and young adults, psychosis is a treatable condition in which one’s experience of reality is altered. The most well-known symptoms are changes in thinking, perceptions, and mental processing that can impact daily functioning.