Assertive Community Treatment Team
(ACTT Services)

Providing High Intensity Behavioral Health Services in Asheville & Western North Carolina

ACTT is a comprehensive team of professionals from many disciplines that provide tailored services to meet the client’s mental health, substance use, vocational and housing needs.  ACTT improves outcomes for people with severe mental illness who are most at risk of psychiatric crisis and/or affected by other social determinants of health.

Our ACTT teams include:

  • Psychiatrist
  • Physician assistant
  • Nursing staff
  • Licensed team leaders
  • Substance use clinician(s)
  • Licensed therapists
  • Vocational and housing specialists
  • Additional case managers

Support is provided around symptom management, independent living, competitive employment, and housing support, as well as recovery from substance use and mental illness.

Providing Care to Those Who Need it Most

ACTT provides treatment and care to patients who may not have access to these important services otherwise. The patients they help have some of the highest risks for hospitalization, homelessness, or incarceration.

Patients who can benefit from ACTT include those who:

  • Have needed to visit the hospital for their addiction or at risk of hospitalization
  • Have been arrested due to their behavioral health issues or at risk of incarceration
  • Are in financial difficulty
  • Are having trouble with medication
  • Have an existing medical condition that makes their addiction or behavioral health disorder worse
  • Have auditory or visual hallucinations
  • Do not have a support system at home or through friends