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Identifying Mental Illness and Early Intervention

William McFarlane, MD - Speaker Bio
William R. McFarlane, MD is the Director of the Center for Psychiatric Research at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. Dr. McFarlane is also Director of the Portland Identification and Early Referral Program and the Early Detection and Intervention for the Prevention of Psychosis Program.  He is also a Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine.

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  • Topic Info:Mental illness can sometimes go unidentified in its early stages leading to more serious diagnosis that may affect a person’s ability to live a normal life.

    Early intervention and mental health programs can help treat mental illness and enable sufferers to continue their lives.

    Dr. William McFarlane created the Portland Identification and Early Referral Program, a model being used in many states to effectively identify and treat patients early.