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Paper developed by SAMHSA/RWJ grantee for the evidence-based practices project. Paper is directed at Mental Health program leaders and discusses assertive community treatment. Assertive community treatment (ACT) started when a group of mental health professionals recognized that many people with severe mental illnesses were being discharged from inpatient care in stable condition only to be readmitted relatively soon thereafter.
Programs/Initiatives:Real Choice Systems Change
ACT; assertive community treatment
SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50196