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Assertive Community Treatment – Youth

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Assertive Community Treatment - Youth
People Incorporated
2120 Park Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55404

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Phone: 612-465-0105
Fax: 651-229-5399

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What is Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)?

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) refers to the provision of multiple community-based mental health services delivered by a single team of caregivers to promote a coordinated approach to improving mental health and decreasing hospitalization and incarceration. Traditionally available to single adults over the age of 18, Youth ACT is focusing on young people ages 16-20 as well as their families.

Who we serve

We serve youth ages 16-20 residing in Hennepin County who are struggling with functioning at home, in school or in the community due to a diagnosed (or diagnosable) serious mental health disorder. Provision of these services includes working with the family of the youth being served.

Our services

  • Case Management
  • Community Collaboration (school; work; legal; etc…)
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Individual, Group and Family Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • Peer Support
  • Psychiatry
  • Vocational Support
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counseling 

About the process

Call 612-465-0105 to complete a brief eligibility screening. If deemed potentially eligible, a face-to-face interview will be required.

About our fees

Cost for services are provided through private insurance, Hennepin County or Medical Assistance once the individual meets eligibility requirements.

About our staff

The ACT team consists of mental health professionals and practitioners, a licensed alcohol and drug counselor, a psychiatric provider and certified peer specialists.

Hours of operation

Program staff are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.