Resources for Schizophrenia & Other Psychotic Disorders

About Schizophrenia & Other Psychotic Disorders

Psychosis is a general term used to describe a distorted perception of reality. It can include auditory or visual hallucinations, strange thoughts, becoming increasingly withdrawn, paranoid thoughts, and personality changes. If you have been experiencing these symptoms you may benefit from contacting a resource below.

OnTrack First Episode Psychosis (FEP) BestSelf Health

Treatment program for adolescent and young adults (ages 16-30) who have recently started to experience unusual thoughts and behaviors including: withdrawing from friends and family, thoughts that seem strange to yourself or others, becoming fearful or suspicious of others, hearing or seeing things others do not. Services are provided by specialized teams which include counseling, goal identification and achievement, job placement assistance, and medication management.

Medicaid, most insurances, and sliding scale based on income.

Vary by location

Navigate Program/Erie County Medical Center

Early intervention for adolescents and adults (generally ages 14-30) experiencing first episode psychosis symptoms for at least one week and up to one year. Symptoms may include: thoughts you or others find strange, hearing or seeing things others do not, withdrawing from friends and family, and becoming suspicious of others. Specialized treatment teams include individual residency trainer, family education clinician, employment and education specialist, and psychiatrist. Care is coordinated with additional ECMC programs. Same-week appointments are available. Free monthly open house available to all which provides information about first episode psychosis and how the NAVIGATE program can help.   

Main Line: 716-898-3255             

Open House Information: 716-898-3255

9-5 M-F

Most forms of insurance accepted, financial assistance based on ability to pay.

ECMC Adult, Child, and Family Clinic

Comprehensive care center open to adult, families and children that offers daily mental health assessments, individual and group counseling, medication management, treatment for a wide range of psychiatric disorders, substance use disorders, post-traumatic stress syndrome disorder, and clozaril management.

All insurances accepted, financial assistance offered based on ability to pay.

8-5 M-F

Best Self Behavioral Health

Features comprehensive programs open to adults, children, and families that include mental health counseling, substance use disorders, crisis intervention, health monitoring, peer services, case management, and psychiatric rehabilitation. No referral needed, walk-in and same day appointments are available.   

Medicaid, insurances, and sliding scale based on income.

Vary by Location

Horizon Health Services

Outpatient and residential treatments available for adults, children, and families. Services include mental health and psychiatric counseling, substance use disorder, medication management, group and family counseling, women’s services, and support services.

Central Intake: 716-831-1800          

Main line: 716-831-2700

Medicaid and most other forms of insurance, sliding scale.

Vary by location