Assertive Community Treatment Program

Assertive Community Treatment Program

Assertive Community Treatment Program (ACTP). ACTP is a way of delivering comprehensive and effective services to consumers who have needs that have not been well met by traditional approaches to delivering services.

People who need ACTP Services may have difficulty in any number of the following areas:

  • Maintaining or having interpersonal relationships with family and friends.
  • Accessing needed mental health and physical health care.
  • Addressing issues related to aging.
  • Performing activities of daily living or other life skills.
  • Managing medications without ongoing support.
  • Maintaining housing.
  • Participating in employment and/or educational services.
  • Avoiding arrest and incarceration, navigating the legal system or transitioning back to the community from jail or prison.
  • Coping with relapses or return of symptoms due to stress or changes in the environment that result in the frequent use of hospital services, emergency departments, crisis services, crisis residential programs or homeless shelters.
  • Maintaining recovery as part of the challenges of a co-occurring substance use disorder.
  • Encountering difficulty in past or present progress toward recovery despite participation in long-term or intensive services.


  • Case management
  • Initial and ongoing assessments (including psychological testing)
  • Psychiatric services (including psychiatric evaluations and medication reviews)
  • Employment and educational assistance
  • Housing assistance
  • Individual and family support, education and counseling
  • Substance abuse services
  • Behavioral interventions
  • Group Therapy
  • Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy if needed
  • Other services and supports critical to an individual's ability to live successfully in the community such as recreational outings