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Intensive Community Services

Assertive Community Treatment

The Anchorage Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program works with adults who live with severe and persistent mental illness and have continuous high service needs. ACT uses a multidisciplinary team approach when engaging in assertive outreach in the community. ACT is an evidence-based practice that incorporates treatment, rehabilitation, and supportive services using a person-centered, recovery-based approach. Members of the team include clinicians, clinical associates, vocational specialists, substance abuse specialists, peer support specialists, nurses, and psychiatric nurse practitioners.

Intensive Case Management

The Fairbanks and Anchorage Intensive Case Management (ICM) teams work with adults who have acute mental health needs and require ongoing support. The ICM teams provide community-based evaluation, outreach, support services, advocacy, community living and problem-solving skills, and assists individuals with achieving self-sufficiency. Members of the team include clinicians, clinical associates, vocational specialists, substance abuse specialists, peer support specialists, and psychiatric nurse practitioners.

Program for Assistance in the Transition from Homelessness (PATH)

The Fairbanks and Anchorage PATH programs work with individuals in the community who have a serious mental illness or have a co-occurring disorder and are experiencing homelessness. The PATH team provides community-based outreach and services to connect individuals to mental health services and stable housing.

For More Information

Contact Melina Breland, mbreland@akbh.org