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Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) Contact Information

Contact your State Mental Health Authority ACT representative to locate an ACT team in your area. If your state lacks a contact specifically for ACT, please try the Commissioner's Office of the Mental Health Authority in your state, listed at www.nasmhpd.org.

State DMH ACT (or Adult Mental Health Services) Contacts


Alabama

Molly Brooms or: Acquanetta Knight
Director, Office of Community Programs Coordinator of Adult Services
Alabama Department of Mental Health & Mental Retardation Office of Mental Illness
100 North Union Street Community Programs
Montgomery, AL 36130-1410 100 N. Union Street

Email: mbrooms@mh.state.al.us Montgomery, AL 36130

Phone: (334) 242-3200 (3107) Phone: (334) 242-3229

Fax: (334) 242-0796 Email: aknight@mh.state.al.us

Arkansas

John Althoff, Ph.D.
Assistant Director
Department of Human Services
Division of Mental Health Services
4313 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205-4096

Phone: (501) 686-9166

Email: john.althoff@mail.state.ar.us

Arizona

Karla Averill
Manager of Adult Services
Dept Health Services, Behavioral Health Services
2122 E Highland
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Phone: (602) 553-9010

Fax: (602) 553-9159

Email: kaveril@hs.state.az.us

 

Colorado

Dr. Bridget Barron
Director of Program Quality
Department of Human Services, Mental Health Services
3824 W. Princeton Circle
Denver, CO 80236

Phone: (303) 866-7410

Email: bridget.barron@state.co.us

Colorado - Mental Health Corporation of Denver ACT programs
Kristi Mock, LCSW
Goebel Project Director
Mental Health Corporation of Denver
Phone: (303) 504-1437

Email: Kmock@MHCD.com

District of Columbia

Ted Knutson
Department of Mental Health
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 310
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 202/671-3175

Florida

Steve Poole, LCSW
Senior Management Analyst II
Department of Children and Families
Mental Health Program Office
1317 Winewood Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0700

Phone: (850) 410-1188

Email: Steve_Poole@dcf.state.fl.us

 

Hawaii

Pam Haina
Case Management Coordinator
Adult Mental Health Division
Department of Health
1250 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, HI 96911

Phone: (808) 586-4691

Email: phaina@hsh.health.state.hi.us

Idaho

Jerry Anderson
Mental Health Program Specialist
State of Idaho, Department of Health and Welfare
Bureau of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720

Phone: (208) 334-5527

Email: anderso6@idhw.state.id.us

Illinois

Richard Barton
Manager, Adult Mental Health Service
Illinois Department of Human Services
319 E. Madison
Springfield, Il 62701
Phone: (217) 785-7226

Email: DHSMY2@DHS.state.IL.US

Fax (217) 785-3066

Indiana

Charles Boyle
Bureau Chief of Outpatient Services
(317) 232-7805

email: cboyle@fssa.state.in.us

Pam Johnson
(oversees ACT Teams' applications for certification)
(317) 232-3465
email:
Pjohnson4@FSSA.STATE.IN.US

Iowa

Lila Starr
Adult Mental Health Specialist
Department of Human Services
Division of Behavioral, Developmental and Protective Services
1305 East Walnut
Des Moines, IA 50319-0114

Phone: (515) 281-7270

Email: lstarr@dhs.state.ia.us

Iowa - Magellan affiliate, Merit Behavior Care (MBC of Iowa)

Steve Johnson
Clinical Director
Merit Behavioral Care of Iowa
Phone: (515) 223-0306 or 1-800-638-8820

Email: STJohnson@MagellanHealth.com

 

Louisiana

Tony Speier, Ph.D.
Director of Community Services, Office of Mental Health
Department of Health and Hospitals
P.O. Box 4049, BIN #12
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4049

 

Maryland

Lissa Abrams
Director, Office of Adult Services
Mental Hygiene Administration
Spring Grove Hospital Center
55 Wade Avenue
Dix Building
Catonsville, MD 21228

Phone: (410) 402-8476

Email: abramsL@dhmh.state.md.us

 

Massachusetts

Ann Detrick
Deputy Commissioner Mental Health Services
Department of Mental Health
Central Office
25 Staniford Street
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: (617) 626-8071

Fax: (617) 626-8131

Michigan

Alyson Rush
Program Specialist
Michigan Department of Community Health
Lewis Cass Building
320 S. Walnut, Sixth Floor
Lansing, MI 48913

(517) 335-0250

Email: rusha@michigan.gov

 

Minnesota

Virginia Selleck, Ph.D.
Supervisor, Adult Mental Health
Mental Health Program Division
Department of Human Services
444 Lafayette Road; St. Paul, MN. 55155-3828.

Phone: (651) 582-1821

Email: Virginia.Selleck@state.mn.us

Montana

Deb Sanchez
Program Manager for Adult Community Services
Addictive and Mental Disorders Division
Department of Public Health and Human Services
PO Box 202905
Helena, MT

Nebraska

Linda Wittmuss
Phone: (402) 479-5147
E-mail: Linda.Wittmuss@hhss.state.ne.us

Nevada

Carlos Brandenburg, Ph.D., Administrator
Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services
Department of Human Resources
Kinkead Building, Suite 602
505 E. King Street
Carson City, NV 89701-3790

Phone: (775) 684-5943

E-mail: mhds@govmail.state.nv.us

 

New Jersey

Bruce Yellin, LCSW
Statewide PACT Coordinator
New Jersey Division of Mental Health Services
P.O. Box 727
Trenton, N.J. 08625-0727

Phone: (609) 777-0709

Fax: 609-777-0835

Email: Bruce.Yellin@dhs.state.nj.us

 

New York - State

Judy Cox.
OMH Director of ACT and Case Management
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229

Phone: (518) 402-4233

Email: cofojfc@omh.state.ny.us

New York City

1. Mark Iskowitz
NY State Office of Mental Health; New York City Field Office
330 Fifth Avenue, 9th Floor
NY, NY 10001

Phone: (212) 330-1655.

E-mail onitmdi@omh.state.ny.us

Rowland Hill

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Phone: (212) 219-5596.

 

North Carolina

Debbie Webster
ACTT Coordinator
North Carolina Division of MH/DD/SAS
3014 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-3014

Phone: (919) 715-1294

Email: debbie.webster@ncmail.net

 

North Dakota

(Mr.) Lauren Sauer, M.Ed.
Coordinator of Planning
North Dakota Department of Human Services
Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
600 S. 2nd Street, Suite 1D
Bismarck, ND 58504

Ohio

Liz Gitter, MSSW, LISW
Community Systems Coordinator
30 E. Broad Street, Suite 800
Columbus OH 43266-0414

(614) 466-9963 voice

(614) 466-1571 fax

Email: gitterl@mhmail.mh.state.oh.us

 

Oklahoma

Randy May
PACT Specialist
ODMHSAS
1200 N.E. 13th
Oklahoma City, OK 73152

Phone: (405) 522-6856

RMay@odmhsas.org

Oregon

Michael Moore, MPA
Adult Services Coordinator
Office of Mental Health Services
Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
2575 Bittern Street, N.E.
P.O. Box 14250
Salem, OR 97309

Phone: (503) 945-9498

Email: mooremw@mail.mhd.hr.state.or.us

 

Pennsylvania

Carol Ward-Colasante
Chief, Division of Program and Policy Development
Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
Second Floor, Beechmont Hall
P.O. Box 2675
Harrisburg, PA 17105

Phone: (717) 772-7913

Email: ccolasante@state.pa.us

 

Rhode Island

Richard Sabo
Phone: (401) 462-6039

 

South Carolina

Kerry LaChance, MA, LMSW
Program Manager
Office of Best Practices Replication
SC Center for Innovation in Public Mental Health
1800 Colonial Drive, Wilson Building, Suite C
P.O. Box 202
Columbia, SC 29202

Phone: (803) 898-1151

Email: KRL68L@WSHPI.DMH.STATE.SC.US

 

South Dakota

Jennifer Fahey
Adult Services Program Specialist
Division of Mental Health
East Highway 34, c/o 500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070

Phone: (605) 773-5991

Tennessee

Nashville PACT. Through the Mental Health Co-op. Ruth Buckley, team leader. (615) 687-1780

Texas -- TBA.

Interim (8/02) is Pam Dagget

Phone: (512) 206-4608

 

Utah

Robert H. Snarr, SSW, MPA
State Mental Health Programs Coordinator
120 North 200 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Email: RSNARR@UTAH.GOV

Phone: (801) 538-4080

Fax: (801) 538-9892

 

Vermont

Paul Blake, MSW
Director, Division of Mental Health
103 South Main Street
Weeks Building
Waterbury, VT 05671-1601

(802) 241-2604

email: pblake@ddmhs.state.vt.us

 

Virginia

Michael Shank
Director, Community Support Services
Office of Mental Health
P.O. Box 1797
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone: (804) 371-2480

Email: mshank@dmhmrsas.state.va.us

 

Washington

Richard Onizuka
Chief, Community Services Section
Mental Health Division
Department of Social and Health Services
Mail Stop 45320
Olympia, WA 98504-5320

Phone: (360) 902-0786

Email: onizurk@dshs.wa.gov

 

West Virginia

Barbara Edmonds
Case Management Services
West Virginia Division of Mental Health and Community Rehabilitation Services
350 West Capitol Street
Room 350
Charleston, WV 25301-3702

Phone: (304) 558-1128

Email: bedmonds@wvdhhr.org

 

Wisconsin

Jeff Hinz
DHFS - BCMH
1 West Wilson Street
P.O. Box 7851
Madison, WI 53707-7851

Phone: 608/266-2861

Email: hinzje@dhff.state.wi.us

Wyoming

Marilyn Patton
Wyoming Department of Health
Mental Health Division
6101 Yellowstone Road, Room 259B
Cheyenne, WY 82002

Phone: (307) 777-7094

 

Last Updated: 9/29/03


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