Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team – Eastern Health

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35 Major’s Path, St. John’s, NL A1A 4Z9

Tel: (709) 752-3511      Fax: (709) 752-3535       Tel (General): (709) 752-3687

Mandate: To provide community-based treatment to clients with severe and persistent mental illness.

Target Population: Anyone 18+ with a severe and persistent mental illness. Anyone can refer but priority is given to individuals with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or bipolar disorder.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

ACTT is an evidence-based service delivery model that provides comprehensive community-based treatment to clients with severe and persistent mental illness.

  • ACTT is comprised of a team of multidisciplinary staff who work to provide an integrated continuum of care. This team provides service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The team embraces a shared caseload concept.
  • Using the ACT Model of Care, clients are provided with community-based services, such as:
    • Skills training for community adjustment
    • Medication management and monitoring
    • Psychosocial education
    • Addiction treatment
    • Employment services
    • Counselling
  • Referrals can be sent to the team leader at (709) 752-3506.