Jim is diagnosed with schizophrenia and has had 4 hospitalizations at a state hospital within the last year. On release, ACT supports consumer in locating housing and reestablishing Social Security benefits. ACT staff coach Jim in transporting self by city bus, working on a budget, developing socialization skills, and maintaining residence & personal hygiene. ACT monitors & educates Jim in taking his medication as prescribed, recognizing symptoms of his mental illness, and reaching out for support as needed. Jim has relapses over an eight-month period; however, through the education and coaching, he reaches out for support and develops a support system and actualizes self esteem so that he is capable of requiring a less intensive level of service, and is transferred to a Metrocare Services Outpatient Clinic.