Program for Assertive Community Treatment

Program for Assertive Community Treatment

  • Counties served:

    Cape May, Gloucester

  • Focus:

    Psychiatric

Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) provides comprehensive treatment to people with serious and persistent mental illness. People served by PACT receive individualized multidisciplinary services that include staffing available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week, and a staff Psychiatrist.
PACT’s primary goals are to:
– Promote appropriate self-management of symptoms
– Facilitate community integration
– Prevent unnecessary psychiatric hospitalizations
– Maximize independence
PACT services include:
– Symptom assessment, management and supportive counseling
– Medication prescription administration, monitoring, documentation and continuing education
– Crisis assessment and intervention
– Direct assistance to ensure that each client has the basic necessities for daily living
– Support of recreational and social activities and inter personal relationships
– Substance abuse assessment, counseling and treatment referral
– Vocational and employment services, including job coaching, training and employer liaison
– Family and social network support

HOW TO ENROLL

844-4-ACENDA (844-422-3632)