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Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT)


The CMHA ACT Team offers intensive support, rehabilitation and treatment focusing on the individual’s personal recovery goals. The team is composed of a multidisciplinary group of professionals that includes; a Psychiatrist, Registered Nurses, a Social Worker, Case Managers, a Peer Specialist, an Addictions Specialist, a Recreational Therapist, an Aboriginal Liaison Specialist and an Occupational Therapist.

Services Offered:

  • Capacity to offer multiple daily contacts
  • Support for Aboriginal clients relating to aboriginal affairs
  • Individualized recovery focused treatment/counselling and goal planning
  • Clinical psychiatric treatment
  • Multidisciplinary therapeutic support, rehabilitation and treatment using a recovery philosophy
  • Crisis prevention, intervention and management
  • Assistance coping with daily living
  • Support in employment/vocational and recreational activities
  • Advocacy
  • Health promotion and teaching with focus on recovery and wellness
  • Facilitate referrals to other community resources and coordination of support

Eligibility for ACTT Services:
Individuals living in Barrie, Orillia, Midland and Penetang who are 16 years or older experiencing a serious mental illness with complex challenges requiring long term intensive treatment and support. Priority for people living with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder and other serious mental illness.

Hours: 9am-9pm Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm Sat-Sun, with crisis services available 24/7

How to Apply: Anyone can make a referral including self-referrals. To make a referral or learn more about the program…

Barrie: call (705) 726-5033
North Simcoe/Orillia: call (705) 329-5846