Evidence-Based Practices

Evidence-based practices are programs that have been shown, through scientific evidence, to consistently help people improve their recovery outcomes. The Guidance Center’s Adult Behavioral Health Department offers the following evidence-based programs and services. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency (also known as SAMHSA) recognizes each of these programs and services as evidence-based practices for adults with serious mental illness.

Assertive Community Treatment (also known as ACT) (link to ACT page)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (also known as DBT) (link to DBT page)

Supported Employment (also known as Individual Placement and Support) (link to SE page)

Peer-led health and wellness groups (link to recovery support services page) including:

The Guidance Center is a provider within the Detroit-Wayne County Mental Health Authority community mental health system of care.


To schedule an intake appointment, please call (734) 785-7711.