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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
model of care that provides individualized support for clients in the community to help prevent relapse and recidivism and support recovery
community mental health
mental health treatment and activities that occur outside of an institution
community mental health center
health-care center that targets medically underserved populations in specific communities, also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers
emotional regulation
ability to recognize, understand, and regulate one’s emotions in a healthy and adaptive way
food insecurity
limited or inconsistent access to the amount of food required to live a healthy lifestyle
group housing
type of small-scale living facility that, in addition to housing, provides support, supervision, and other types of assistance
home visiting service
providing mental health care that is personalized, convenient, and tailored to the client’s needs within the comfort of their own home environment, promoting early intervention, treatment adherence, and overall well-being
individualized education program (IEP)
student-specific document that outlines the learning plan for public school students who qualify for special education
intensive outpatient program (IOP)
type of community care that provides structure and support for clients in a community setting, allowing them to receive intensive treatment without the disruption of hospitalization
social belonging
feeling of being connected to and valued by others
workforce reentry program
structured initiative designed to support individuals as they transition back into the workforce after a period of absence

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