Tara Hare, LPC - Supervisor
Shannon Brister, BA, QMHA - Program Development Specialist

intensiveyouthservices@deschutes.org , (541) 213-6851

EASA is a wellness focused prevention program. The EASA team offers support services to individuals ages 15-27, who suffer from the kind of psychosis that would lead to schizophrenia if left untreated. Our team works closely with the young person’s family and view family  as key team members in treatment. Early effective treatment helps young people to graduate from school, keep their friends, maintain family unity and, have successful careers and lives in our communities.

What Services Does EASA Offer?

  • Counseling
  • Family Support
  • Free Consultation
  • Outreach and Education
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Medical Evaluation/Medication Management
  • Academic and Vocational Support
  • Multi-family Groups
  • Peer Support Network

Who Will Benefit From The Program?

Teenagers and adults who are experiencing or have experienced their first psychotic break within the past 12 months, their family members, friends and greater community that are engaged in their well-being.

Who Can Access EASA Services?

Residents of Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties.

How Much Does it Cost to Participate in EASA?

There are no fees or changes for eligible clients; however, EASA will bill Oregon Health Plan or private insurance if available.

Contact us to arrange for a free consultation.