The First Episode Clinic (FEC) at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC) is the first specialty clinic for treating early phase, first episode psychosis in the State of Maryland. For the past 15 years, the clinic has offered comprehensive, specialty care for individuals suffering from first episode psychosis
Our service can be summarized in two primary areas:
For clinical service, the primary strategy is to provide the best and well-informed psychiatric care for severe mentally ill patients, a principle the MPRC has led in both research and clinical practice in the past 30 years.
The FEC implements two evidence-based strategies for the care of patients with a first episode of psychosis.