Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an intensive nonresidential treatment and rehabilitative mental health service provided according to the assertive community treatment model. Assertive community treatment provides a single, fixed point of responsibility for treatment , rehabilitation, and support needs for clients.
The goal of ACT is to improve the overall function and decrease the need for hospitalizations and/or legal concerns.
This program helps people who are 18 years or older
The individual is diagnosed with a Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI). Must have a primary diagnosis of Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder with Psychotic Features, other Psychotic Disorders, or Bipolar Disorder.
The individual has a continuous high-intensity services
History of numerous hospitalizations and/or legal concerns
Continued concerns with multiple functional areas including: educational, financial, housing, independent living, interpersonal, legal, medical and dental health, mental health symptoms and services, self-care, social, substance use, transportation, and vocational.
Services are Provided by an Interdisciplinary Team of Providers that Include: