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July 30th 2012:Assertive Community Treatment is a proven alternative to inpatient care with guest Judy Magnon

Assertive Community Treatment is an Evidence Based Practice that supports individuals’ recovery in their community. ACT is a service-delivery model that is a multidisciplinary team approach that assumes responsibility for directly providing acute, active, and ongoing community-based substance abuse/psychiatric treatment, assertive outreach, rehabilitation, and support. The team provides clinical services to individuals to maximize their recovery and ensure consumer-directed goal setting. The ACT team assists the persons served to gain hope, a sense of empowerment, and provides assistance in h

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Judy Magnon

Judy Magnon trained as an RN at New Hampshire Hospital School of Nursing and received her Bachelor's from New England College. She became Board certified in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing in 1985. She became licensed as an addictions counselor in New Hampshire in 1993. She has over 40 years in the field of mental health and over 20 years in the addictions field. She has worked in a variety of settings, including NH Hospital, mental health centers, a VA hospital and the US Army Nurse Corp, in multiple states. She has presented on Co-Occurring Disorders and ACT Teams around the country. She is currently Program Director of WestBridge South in Brooksville, Florida.
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