Located in Phoenix, Arizona, and serving the Southwest, The Institute for Mental Health Research (IMHR) Epicenter provides rapid, comprehensive evidence-based care to young people and adults who have experienced their first episode of psychosis.
Simply stated, we are a place for help. And a source for hope.
We offer a unique, comprehensive approach to treatment incorporating the latest clinical research. Our treatment model is based on well-documented, effective intervention techniques currently practiced by Dr. Nicholas Breitborde, a respected authority in the fields of psychology and psychotic disorders. We also integrate components of other first-episode psychosis clinic programs from academic medical centers in the U.S. and internationally. These interventions include:
We ensure timely access to care in order to prevent an escalation of symptoms, and we promote early recovery and a return to family, school or employment, and social supports. Clinical studies demonstrate that our multi-faceted, rapid-response approach is effective in achieving a full spectrum of positive outcomes:
Discover a new approach to a better life. Welcome to IMHR Epicenter.
* IMHR Epicenter’s core interventions are reimbursable by private and public payers