RHD Iowa ACT – Cedar Rapids
RHD’s Iowa ACT – Cedar Rapids is an evidence-based, best-practice model of service provided through an interdisciplinary team to ensure a recovery-oriented system of care. Assertive Community Treatment (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. Iowa ACT – Cedar Rapids serves a 60-mile radius of the Cedar Rapids office in the ECR MHDS region.