The Simcoe County Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) helps residents living in Barrie and area who are 16 years or older experiencing a serious mental illness with complex challenges requiring long term intensive treatment and support. Priority is given to individuals with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder and other serious mental illness
Mon-Fri 9-9, Sat,Sun 9-5 with crisis services available 24/7
Offers intensive support, rehabilitation and treatment focusing on the individual's personal recovery goals. The team is composed of a multidisciplinary group of professionals that includes; a psychiatrist, registered nurses, a social worker, case managers, a peer specialist, an addictions specialist, a recreational therapist, an aboriginal liaison specialist and an occupational therapist. ACTT Services offered: Capacity to offer multiple daily contacts; Individualized treatment/counseling and goal planning; Clinical psychiatric treatment; Multidisciplinary therapeutic support, rehabilitation and treatment; Crisis prevention, intervention and management; Assistance coping with daily living; Support in employment/vocational and recreational activities; Advocacy; Health promotion and teaching; Facilitate referrals to other community resources and coordination of support.
Ages served: 16 years and up
Languages served: English