Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) - Nanaimo

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and rehab support for adults with complex recovery needs ranging from chemical dependency or serious mental illness or co-occuring disorders AND significant impairment in functioning.
  • ACT serves clients with serious mental illnesses that are complex and who have very significant functional impairments.
  • ACT services are delivered by a group of mental health staff from a variety of disciplines, who work as a team and provide the majority of treatment services.
  • ACT services are individually tailored to the needs of each client.
  • ACT teams are mobile and deliver services in the community.

Contact Us

Intake Line:  250-739-5710

Access Services

  • Referrals are done internally through the Pathways system, or directly from the community via ACCESS Services at Brooks Landing phone 250-739-5710.

Services Provided

  • Service coordination
  • Crisis assessment and intervention
  • Psychiatric/Psychological treatment and supports
  • Psychiatric medication: prescription and management
  • Services/supports for concurrent substance use disorder
  • Work-related services
  • Activities of daily living
  • Social/interpersonal relationship and leisure-time skill training
  • Peer support services
  • Support services
  • Family-centred services