Assertive Community Treatment
About This Service
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) includes intensive in‐home/community support services for those adults with serious mental illness (specific illness may include: schizophrenia, bipolar illness, major depression with psychosis). ACT also works with individuals with co‐occurring disorders.
The ACT Model is a variety of community-based mental health services supporting individuals in their recovery journey. It is provided primarily to individuals with serious mental illnessess who have a history of high use of psychiatric hospitalizations and/or crisis stabilization.
ACT is a specialized evidence-based model of service delivery in which the ACT Team assumes single point of responsibility for all services provided to individuals involved in the ACT program.