What is Turning Point?
Turning Point is a Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) program that serves adolescents and young adults who are experiencing their first psychotic episode. Coordinated Specialty Care is team-based and multi-element. It includes case management, individual/group psychotherapy, supported employment, supported education, family education and support, and medication management (e.g., low-doses of select antipsychotic agents).
Who can participate?
An individual who is:
- Between ages 16 and 25.
- A resident of Fairfax County or the cities of Fairfax or Falls Church.
- Within the past two years, experiencing unusual thoughts and behaviors, or hearing/seeing things that others don’t.
- Willing to participate in services.
Who operates Turning Point?
Turning Point is a program of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board. Services are provided at the Merrifield Center, located at 8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive Fairfax, VA 22031.