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Early intervention

Early intervention is the process of providing specialist intervention and support to a person who is experiencing or demonstrating any of the early symptoms of mental illness. Intervention is not only critical for preventing or reducing the progress of a mental illness, but for improving a person’s mental and physical health, community participation and socioeconomic outcomes far into the future. Early intervention is particularly important for children and young people, for whom mental illness can have profound, long-term consequences.

What is Early Intervention?