NAVIGATE is a comprehensive evidence-based program designed to provide early and effective treatment to individuals who have experienced a first episode of psychosis.


  • Those between the ages of 16 and 25
  • Those living in Washington county or Bristol, VA
  • Those who have experienced unusual thoughts, feelings, behaviors, or sensations that aren’t typical
  • Those who are willing to work with the Navigate treatment team to address symptoms and concerns

This term simply refers to the first time someone experiences psychotic symptoms or a psychotic episode. People experiencing a first episode may not understand what is happening. The symptoms can be highly disturbing and unfamiliar, leaving the person confused and distressed.


  • Specialty Care Manager
  • Individual Therapist
  • Family Therapist
  • Adolescent Case Manager
  • Adult Case Manager
  • Student Assistant Counselors
  • Supported Employment and Education Coordinator
  • Psychiatrists
  • Peer/Family Support Specialists

To learn more about the national NAVIGATE Program:

NAVIGATE is a program of Highlands Community Services. Highlands Community Services is a multi-faceted Community Service Board providing Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Intellectual Disability services to the residents of Bristol and Washington County, VA.

To make a referral, call 276.525.1550.

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