ACT Getting-Started Guide

Developed by Ric Kruszynski, Patrick Boyle, and Jon Ramos

This booklet helps organizations prepare to implement Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), the evidence-based practice. ACT 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. This planning document is organized in six sections that include:

  • Frequently asked questions and answers about ACT
  • Recommended reading
  • Related resources
  • Next steps for your organization to take 

Download the 16-page booklet.