Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is a comprehensive service program that provides community based treatment to adults with serious and persistent mental illness in Carlton County. Assertive Community Treatment may be appropriate when other services such as traditional case management, community support, or adult rehabilitative mental health services are not sufficient to reduce or eliminate debilitating symptoms of mental illness or prevent recurrent episodes of the illness.
ACT services focus on:
Transition to community living
Budgeting and healthy lifestyle skills
Interpersonal communication skills
Medication education and monitoring
Relapse and crisis prevention skills
Utilization and integration of community resources