Assertive Community Treatment Team
What we do
The Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) assists adults who have severe and persistent mental illness to live in the community, to better manage their symptoms, achieve personal goals and maintain optimism. ACTT involves treatment, rehabilitation and support services.
Treatment services include psychopharmacological, individual supportive, crisis intervention and psychiatric hospitalization, if necessary.
Rehabilitation services include assisting clients with structuring time and employment, activities of daily living and social and interpersonal relationships and the use of leisure time.
ACTT also provides support services which involve assisting clients with medical and dental appointments, financial and housing issues, money management, transportation, legal services and collaboration with families and assistance to clients with children.
- Program manager
- Psychiatric nurses
- Social workers
- Addictions counsellor
- Mental health worker
- Peer support specialist
- Occupational therapist
- Mental health home support workers
- Program administrative support
Who we see
All ACTT clients have a diagnosis of either schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or bipolar disorder.
How to access this service
Clients can be referred, using an ACTT referral form (PDF), by health-care professionals, community or government agencies, family members or by self-referral.
Individuals referred will be scheduled for an intake assessment to determine if the ACTT program is the appropriate service.
Where we are
Eastern Health ACTT
35 Majors Path, Suite 201
St. John’s, NL
Hours of operation
Our hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Friday
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., weekends and statutory holidays
On call pager availability outside of these hours
How to reach us