Prescott- Russell Assertive Community Treatment Team
The Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) provides intensive treatment services in mental health, in the clients’ home. The services are intended for Prescott-Russell residents aged 16 and over.
Why come to us?
If you or someone you know is suffering from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or other severe, persistent or recurrent mental health problems, we can help. We establish long-term relationships with our clients, working to improve their mental and physical well-being. You’re not alone!
If the more traditional types of treatment have not been able to ensure a certain stability and you are struggling with an important mental health problem, the ACT Team is here for you. We offer treatment and support services that promote recovery.
How do we help our clients?
As health-care professionals, we team up with you to develop a care plan that meets your needs and improves your quality of life. Anyone may ask for help, either for themselves or for someone they care about. Physicians, health-care professionals and community organizations may refer their clients to ACTT.
Our services include:
- Help with the development of the person’s autonomy
- Management of symptoms associated with mental health disorders
- Crisis intervention for ACTT clients
- Medication management
- Help in reducing harm caused by addiction to drugs, alcohol or gambling
- Support with community integration
- Support with daily living organization, for example, development of housework skills, budget management and problem solving
- Help in finding other healthcare services such as a physician or a therapist
- Assistance in finding suitable housing
- Maintaining relationships with family and social network
- Peer support
- Supporting the development of personal interests and leisure activities that may lead to education, employment or volunteering opportunities
How to access our services?
- For an appointment or general information, please dial 1-844-304-1414.
- During the initial phone call, we will assess your situation and inform you of any wait time. We will also ask additional information such as your list of medications. If needed, we will offer tips to help you manage the situation until your first appointment.