Teen mental health question. If you catch a schizophrenic early, can you save him?

Early Rx Is Desired. Several recent studies have shown that early treatment of schizophrenia can lead to a significant reduction in symptoms and therefore a better prognosis. Schizophrenia per se is not curable, but early intervention may "save" the individual from the ravages of this potentially crippling mental disorder.
Second opinion is a. Good idea with such a complex and lifelong illness, effective meds are availiable.