Mental Health Resources, Inc. (MHR)
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Teams
Mental Health Resources - Corporate Office
762 Transfer Rd, Ste 21, St. Paul, MN, 55114
Distance: 996 Miles
Provides psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation, and support to people with serious and persistent mental Illness or personality disorders (with severe functional impairments) so they can live independently
Works with people in their homes, work setting or other community places
- Case management
People needing this service often have co-occuring problems like homelessness, substance abuse, frequent hospitalization, and/or involvement with the judicial system.
Dakota, Hennepin, and Ramsey counties
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RP-6400.8000-050Assertive Community Treatment Definition
Programs that provide recovery-focused, high intensity, community based treatment, rehabilitation and support services for people with serious and persistent mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or bipolar disorder. Services are provided in non-office settings by a multidisciplinary team whose members are trained in the areas of psychiatry, social work, nursing, substance abuse and vocational rehabilitation; and include treatment, help in managing symptoms of the illness, immediate crisis response, case management, peer support, medications, supportive therapy and practical on-site support in coping with day-to-day demands. ACT teams provide nearly all of the treatment and members work collaboratively as a team with blended roles, not as a group of individual practitioners who operate with primary responsibilities of their own. ACT community and clinical services are guided by the consumers' strengths and preferences, an assertive approach, individually tailored programming, ongoing monitoring, variable support, in vivo service, relating to consumers as responsible citizens, direct availability 24 hours per day, utilizing a variety of community resources and collaborating with the family. The ACT model is also known as the Program of Assertive Community Treatment or PACT.
RP-6400.8000-300Home Based Mental Health Services Definition
Programs that provide clinical therapeutic services, medication, daily living skills assistance and other mental health services for people who are unable to leave their homes because of the severity of their mental or emotional disturbance or the disabling effects of complicating medical conditions; for families with children experiencing a crisis that is so severe that the child is at imminent risk for hospitalization or placement in a residential treatment facility; or for people for whom home-based services are the most appropriate option.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-5000.1100Chronic/Severe Mental Illness Definition
A number of mental or emotional conditions of a seriously debilitating nature which progress or do not respond positively to treatment over a period of time and which require adjustments on the part of the individual and his or her significant others, or long-term medication, to make daily functioning possible.
YF-5000.2100Dual Diagnosis Definition
A condition in which individuals have a diagnosed mental illness that interferes with their functioning in a substantial way in combination with a developmental disability. "Dual Diagnosis" was previously used in the U.S. to describe individuals with a combination of a diagnosed mental illness and a substance use disorder, and is seen by many as a synonym for "Co-Occurring Disorders" (YF-5000.1515).
YF-5000.5400Personality Disorders Definition
Long-established and maladaptive personality traits that deviate markedly from the individual's culture; have resulted in significant impairments in personal, social or occupational functioning; or have caused suffering for the person and/or for others.