Evidence-based Practices and Innovations:
Assertive Community Treatment
Services in Supportive Housing grantees, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), are at the for front of service delivery. The grantees utilize evidence-based practices, which support consumers as they move out of homelessness and into homes. This page focuses on one specific evidence-based practice, including research, implementation information and guides.
The resources found on this page provide information about the evidence-based practice Assertive Community Treatment (ACT). This intervention is a team-oriented model that involves providing services to the consumers in the communities in which they live. The ACT model provides services for heath, mental heath, and substance abuse in a coordinated and target fashion.