RHD CROSS ACT
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based, best-practice model of service provided through an interdisciplinary team to ensure a recovery-oriented system of care. ACT is available 24 hours a day, seven days per week, and is prepared to carry out a full range of treatment functions in the participants chosen community. The ACT team consists of the following members: master’s level mental health clinicians, registered nurse, substance abuse specialist, vocational specialist, psychiatrist/ARNP, peer support specialist, and a program assistant. Team members work together with the individuals served to promote symptom stability and appropriate use of medication; restore personal, community living and social skills; promote and maintain physical health; establish access to entitlements, housing, work and social opportunities; and help maintain the highest possible level of functioning in the community. RHD CROSS ACT serves the 7 counties of the CROSS MHDS region, and Appanoose county. The service territory includes the counties of Ringgold, Decatur, Wayne, Clarke, Lucas, Monroe, Marion, and Appanoose. RHD CROSS ACT has offices in Knoxville and Leon.