Keeping Young People with Early Signs of Psychosis on Their Best Life Path

Early intervention is key to helping adolescents and young adults deal with psychosis. Early
treatment is very effective and leads to a healthier life.

What is iHope?

The iHope Program for early onset psychosis treatment is just one of many services for adults, young adults and children offered by Four Rivers Behavioral Health. Read More

Why iHope?

With treatment young people can maintain their personal identity, be an advocate for themselves and potentially avoid hospitalization. Read More

Symptoms of Psychosis

  • Hallucinations
  • Delusions
  • Cognitive and sensory problems
  • Speech and movement difficulties
  • Inability to tell what’s real from what isn’t

Psychosis most often occurs for the first time between the ages of 15 and 25.

Occurrence and Causes

Every year, around 100,000 adolescents and young adults in the U.S. will experience their first psychotic episode.

Some of the causes of psychosis can include a genetic vulnerability, head trauma, brain tumors, drug use, severe stress, sleep deprivation, medical conditions and other causes.

Treatment

Early intervention is key to helping adolescents and young adults deal with psychosis. Early
treatment is very effective and leads to a healthier life.

School failures become school successes and the risk of suicide, accidental death or harm are greatly diminished.

Corporate Office

425 Broadway
Paducah, KY 42001
Phone (270) 442-7121 or (270) 442-1452
Fax 270-443-9692

Four Rivers Behavioral Health

Through our Center for Specialized Children's Services as well as our Center for Adult Services, we offer the iHOPE Program as part of the many behavioral health treatment options available to our clients. In addition to the iHope program, Four Rivers Behavioral Health offers traditional counseling and psychiatric services as well a programs and services to treat substance abuse issues.