A unique service delivering individual support in the community
The Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) promotes recovery by providing recipients with the tools to obtain and maintain housing, employment, relationships, and relief from symptoms and medication side effects.
The ACT Program is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Its office is in the Butler Rehabilitation Center on the main campus of the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, 400 Forest Ave. The office number is 816-2935.
The team, however, is available to provide 24-hour emergency assistance, and staff are directly available to enrolled participants after office hours by calling 846-5297
Who is eligible:
This program is open to individuals between 18 and 64 who have a primary mental health diagnosis and have had difficulty using services provided by traditional treatment providers (clinics, day treatment programs) in the past.
What do we offer:
The ACT team provides all aspects of mental health and substance abuse treatment, including psychiatry services. Individuals connected to ACT will not also be served at an outpatient clinic.
-Clinical treatment of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse
-Assistance with Family Life and Social Relationships
-Service Planning and Coordination
-Problem Solving Skills Teaching
-Daily Activities Skills Teaching
-Vocational and Educational Assistance
-Healthcare Education and Linkage
-Money Management and Entitlement Assistance
-Peer Support and Assistance.