Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Program


Move forward with your recovery.


STEP (Schizophrenia Treatment at UNC's NC Neurosciences Hospital that helps people and families dealing with serious mental illness make strides towards health and recovery.

Our team of mental health professionals and graduate students from UNC-Chapel Hill―psychiatrists, psychiatry residents, clinical social workers, psychologists, nurses, and others―specialize in the following:

Diagnosis and treatment of

  • schizophrenia
  • bipolar disorder 
  • other serious mental illnesses with psychotic symptoms

Using research-based, best-practice clinical skills, we assist our patients with their recovery. We provide illness education and medication management, and help our clients come up with personal coping and relapse prevention strategies.

If you’d like to find out more about the STEP clinic and the services we offer, or want to make an appointment with a member of our clinical staff, contact us at 919.962.4919.



STEP Research Clinic

Individual and Group Therapy

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