Ross Memorial Hospital - Kawartha Lakes
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Lynx Early Intervention Program

Lynx Early Intervention Program

The Lynx Early Intervention Program identifies people with first episode psychosis as early as possible and provides intensive, sustained case management. Research shows that early detection and treatment of psychosis leads to quicker and more complete recovery.

The Lynx Early Intervention Program is part of the Ross Memorial Hospital’s Mental Health, Community Counselling Services. The Ministry of Health funds this service and there is no fee for this treatment. The Lynx program encompasses Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI) services provided in Campbellford, Cobourg, Peterborough and Haliburton. The case management services are coordinated with Family Support and Education services provided through local Canadian Mental Health Association branches. The EPI case managers and psychiatrists are qualified and experienced clinicians who specialize in working with youth with first episode psychosis.

The Lynx EPI service provides:

Who do EPI serve?


Self-referrals and referrals from physicians, educators, or other helping professionals are welcome. Referrals can be made by calling 705-328-6064 or 324-6111 ext 8227.

What is Psychosis?

Download our Early Psychosis Intervention brochure.