Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA)

Service Description

The Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA) is a program designed for older adolescents and young adults who are experiencing the onset of a psychotic disorder.  The goal of the program is to minimize the potential long-term impact of the disorder while providing skills training, case management, treatment and low-dose prescribing.  A strong emphasis is placed on attaining education and employment goals, and providing education and support to family members.  Individuals involved in this program may also receive assistance in obtaining independent housing and learning the skills necessary to live independently.  This program follows an intensive case management model with a variety of team members who can provide specialized services.  

 

Eligibility

There are no insurance or income requirements for this program.  In order to qualify, an individual must have a covered psychotic disorder that began within the last 12 months.  Program eligibility will be determined through a screening process.

 

Service Provider

Lifeworks Northwest 

     Beaverton, Millikan Location: 503-641-1475 

      

Access

Referrals may be made through the EASA intake line at 503-705-9999.  Additional information may be obtained by visiting the Lifeworks EASA website.

 

Additional Information

Due to the very specific clinical requirements for the program, not all individuals screened for the program will be accepted.  Individuals who are not accepted into the program will be provided with a referral to an alternative treatment program.

If there is not a clinician available who speaks your language, an interpreter will be provided.