A Call for Better Data to Guide ACT Policy and Programs

April 1st, 2019

Taking Issue

Lorna Moser, Ph.D., and Maria Monroe-DeVita, Ph.D.

Four decades after its development, assertive community treatment (ACT) continues to be a critical service program within U.S. mental health systems of care. Understanding its availability is essential for adequate coverage of people with serious mental illness who need this comprehensive, high-intensity service. We commend Spivak and colleagues for casting a spotlight on the need for more—and better—ACT across the U.S. Their findings resonate with what we know to be true in our own work…. [read more]

 

Photo by Michał Parzuchowski

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