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PROGRAM FOR ASSERTIVE COMMUNITY TREATMENT

Vinfen offers the evidenced-based practice of Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) to people living in Lawrence and Hyannis which provides effective rehabilitative and clinical services to people with psychiatric conditions. Each PACT client works with a multidisciplinary team of support specialists who provide highly individualized support in the areas of psychiatry, social work, nursing, and vocational rehabilitation – all to help people reduce or prevent psychiatric relapse and continue on their journey of recovery.

PACT is available to individuals who are eligible to receive support from the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. For more information, visit the How to Access Our Services page.

PACT TEAM MEMBERS PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES

  • Provide and/or coordinate all medical, psychiatric, and general health care
  • Support clients in learning to manage psychiatric symptoms
  • Immediate crisis response
  • Medication prescribing and administration assistance
  • Supportive therapy
  • Treatment for clients with coexisting substance misuse
  • Help learning skills to manage everyday life responsibilities
  • Help learning skills to succeed in social situations
  • Employment services
  • Legal issues help
  • Peer Support services
  • Recovery Support
  • Support, education, and skill teaching for families