Our Center Star Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program offers 24-hour community-based treatment for individuals with a criminal justice background who have been diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness. All clients of Center Star ACT are eligible to receive medication management and monitoring, therapy, drug and alcohol counseling, case management, vocational rehabilitation, peer counseling and support, and housing services.
Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms with the values highlighted on the cover of this directory. Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.
MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, Company-sponsored Retirement Plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details.
The Case Manager will work closely with the Adult Mental Health Justice Integrated Services and the Supported Housing with Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team for persons who have been or are in the justice system and received mental health services while in detention. The Assertive Community Treatment Program provides intensive and all-inclusive case management and outpatient/rehabilitation services to mentally ill individuals, and incorporates a supported housing component. The bulk of ACT services are provided in the community. The Traditional case management program provides clinical, recovery/rehabilitation-oriented case management services to individuals with serious mental illness.