Program of Assertive Community Treatment Marks 50 Years of Helping People with Mental Health Challenges

Fifty years have passed since a team of clinicians at today ’s Mendota Mental Health Institute on Madison’s north side opened theProgram of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) in a house in downtown Madison, marking the beginning of the world ’s first community-based mental health treatment service. This work revolutionized approaches to care and supports for people with mental health challenges in Wisconsin and beyond. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (...(see release)
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