Featured Practices

  • Assertive Community Treatment

    Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based practice that improves outcomes for people with severe mental illness who are most at-risk of homelessness, psychiatric crisis and hospitalization, and involvement in the criminal justice system. Our Center provides consulting, training, and evaluation to mental health organizations in Ohio and other states that provide ACT services, plan to implement ACT, and wish to integrate ACT with Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT).

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Featured Events

  • ACT Team Leader Conference Calls

    Third Wednesday of each month. / Next date: October 18, 2017; Topic: The Role of the ACT Nurse / 9 to 10 am & 12 to 1 pm / WebEx / $0, Free / "ACT Team Leader Conference Calls" provide a monthly forum for Ohio's Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) professionals to ask basic and advanced questions about the implementation of ACT services, to share lessons-learned about ACT, and discuss important topics about managing multidisciplinary teams—with an emphasis on quality leadership skills. / Hosted by our Center. / Supprted by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS). / Save these dates: Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 20.

    10/18/2017 - 10/18/2017

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Featured Stories

  • Learn Motivational Interviewing to Build Trust, Relationships around Desire for Personal Change

    Series in Akron, OH: Sept 26 & Oct 19 + Series in Columbus, OH: Oct 11, Oct 19 & Nov 8 / Help people discover and talk about their desire for personal change, like managing symptoms of mental illness; reducing the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; and improving physical health. Attend our Center's Motivational Interviewing (MI) training events. MI is an evidence-based treatment utilized in a variety of service settings and models (e.g., ACT, IDDT, SE/IPS, Integrated primary health, housing services, residential treatment). / Supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS).

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Featured Resources

  • ACT | Making the Case

    $0 / Free PDF / This mini-poster introduces organizations to the benefits of implementing Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice. Use this resource to educate policymakers, community stakeholders, service providers, and advocates about the benefits of ACT services. Build consensus in your organization and community.

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