Behavioral Health

The mission of the Behavioral Health Division is to help individuals and families maintain a balanced lifestyle by providing professional and confidential behavioral health services and resources that are culturally appropriate to the urban Native American community and other populations.

If you are experiencing a behavioral health emergency, dial 911 or the Crisis Hotline (480) 784-1500.

Si usted tiene una emergencia de salud mental, llame al 911 o a la linea telefonica que maneja Crisis al (480) 784-1500

The NATIVE HEALTH Behavioral Health Division is Arizona Department of Health Services Licensed as an outpatient treatment center and for misdemeanor domestic violence offender treatment services. NATIVE HEALTH accepts AHCCCS and is a Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care Provider.

For afterhours behavioral health emergencies, contact the following:

  • EMPACT/Suicide Crisis Hotline (480) 784-1500
  • Sexual Assault/EMPACT (480) 787-1500
  • Rape Line (480) 736-4949
  • Sexual Assault Prevention Hotline (SAP) 1- (866) 205-5229
  • Arizona Department of Economic Security Child Protective Services 1- (888) 767-2445
  • Arizona Department of Economic Security Adult Protective Services 1- (877) 767-2385


  • NATIVE HEALTH offers domestic violence victim assistance services and offender treatment for men and women.
  • NATIVE HEALTH and NHW Community Health Center provides counseling services to address numerous concerns, including depression, couples and marital issues, grief and loss, stress management, self-esteem enhancement; dating and family violence and sexual assault intervention; referrals and counseling.
  • NATIVE HEALTH offers individual and group substance abuse and addictions treatment. Court ordered treatment available.
  • Talking Circles are held Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. and are open to the community. Traditional services provided at NATIVE HEALTH include Talking Circles, cultural empowerment, and traditional problem solving, blessing, and smudging.
  • Anger is a normal human emotion. But when it gets out of control and turns destructive, it can lead to problems at school, work, personal relationships, and in the overall quality of your life.
  • NATIVE HEALTH Behavioral Health Department Teen Anger Management Group program is for all young adults, 12–17 years of age. It is held Wednesdays, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m at NATIVE HEALTH and NHW Community Health Center.
  • NATIVE HEALTH Continuing Care Program is a stand-alone aftercare program intended for those who are exiting Intensive Outpatient or residential treatment. Held on Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.–7 p.m. at NATIVE HEALTH.
  • Weaving Butterflies is an empowerment and therapeutic group that meets every Friday to laugh, learn, pray, and lift up the vision of a thriving community.