Educational Resources



Penn PERC Family Support & Education Group

Please see below for the presentations from our Family Support Groups.

For more information about our Family Support & Education Group please see our Penn PERC page.

PERC Newsletter

Educational Information

Becoming educated about your or your child’s psychological health is very important because it can get you and your child to a place of understanding about early detection, preventive measures and intervention, which in turn can aid you and your family to obtain a better quality of life. Knowing what's going on can help you get the best support and treatment for your family.  Please see below for websites that may provide additional information and resources.

HeadsUp - Focused on Ending the Stigma Around Psychosis
  • Founded in 2018, the Pennsylvania Early Intervention Center/HeadsUp, located at the University of Pennsylvania, serves as a robust hub for mental healthcare advocates, clinicians and centers across Pennsylvania on the frontlines of education, treatment and de-stigmatization of early psychosis.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for those affected by mental illness. NAMI hosts several public awareness events and activities throughout the year.
US National Library of Medicine
Healthy Minds Philly
  • is an online tool and resource to support and improve the mental health and well-being of all Philadelphians.
  • One-stop access to U.S government mental health information.
National Institute of Mental Health

Collaborating Partners

Please follow the links below for more information on the services a few of our collaborative partners provide.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Drexel University Couple & Family Therapy
  • Affordable, sliding fee scale therapy services for a variety of client concerns.
City of Philadelphia - Department of Behavioral Health & Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS)
  • DBHIDS offers resources, services, and advocacy through a strong partnership with a network of healthcare providers to help people, whether they are uninsured or underinsured, lead a fulfilling life in a supportive community free of stigma.
Hall-Mercer Community Behavioral Health Center
  • Provides comprehensive outpatient services to Philadelphia residents in need, part of Penn System


Research Sites

For more information on how to participate in mental health research see the links below.

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