The Behavioral Health Centers of Excellence at UC Davis and at UCLA were launched with a commitment to partnering with our communities. We believe research is strengthened when communities are engaged throughout the process, and the communities are strengthened by research.

Finding a provider that recognizes early psychosis in children and young adults can be challenging for families struggling to understand what is going on themselves.  Early detection and intervention programs like EDAPT not only help prevent the poor outcomes too many of our kids suffer, but also provide much needed support to their families.

 -Bonnie Hotz, former EDAPT parent

Bonnie Hotz: a patient advocate's perspective