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.

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After Hours:

If you do not have an emergency but have a medical or behavioral health concern that you believe cannot wait until our regular clinic hours, please call for advice.  Dial your regular clinic number (below), and your call will be forwarded to our answering service.  You will be prompted to select the option for connecting with an after-hours provider.  The answering service will notify the on-call medical provider of your question or concern and you will receive a response from the provider:

(602) 279-5262  NATIVE HEALTH (Central Ave.), NHW Community Health Center (Dunlap Ave.) and
NATIVE HEALTH Mesa (Southern Ave.)

Para communicarse con el médico/proveedor de turno en horas en que nuestra clí­nicas estan cerradas:

Si usted no tiene una emergencia, pero tiene una inquietud médica que usted cree que no puede esperar hasta que nuestras oficinas esten abiertas, por favor llámenos para darle una recomendación. Marque el teléfono de la clí­nica que usted usa (número listado abajo), y su llamada será transferida a nuestro servicio de contestador. Personal del servicio de contestador contactará a nuestro médico/proveedor de turno quien le devolverá la llamada.

(602) 279-5262 NATIVE HEALTH (Central Ave.), NHW Community Health Center (Dunlap Ave.) and
NATIVE HEALTH Mesa (Southern Ave.)


NATIVE HEALTH’s Behavioral Health Department is licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services as an outpatient treatment center and for misdemeanor domestic violence offender treatment services. NATIVE HEALTH accepts AHCCCS Complete Care (ACC) plans.

For after hours behavioral health emergencies, contact the following:

  • Behavioral Health Crisis Line: 602-222-9444

  • National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988

  • Urgent Psychiatric Medication- Urgent Psychiatric Care Center: 602-416-7600

  • Community Bridges 24/7 Access to Care Line (for Substance Abuse or Mental Health) 877-931-9142
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

  • National Sexual Assault Hotline:  1-800-656-HOPE

  • Maricopa County Emergency Shelter: 1-800-799-7739



Intakes are required for all patients seeking any Behavioral Health Department service (with the exception of Talking Circle).  Staff are available for walk-in and pre-scheduled intakes (scheduled in two-hour increments), Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

List of required documents to bring for intake:

  • Patient’s identification (or that of parent/guardian, if patient is a minor)
  • Proof of guardianship for patient (if patient is a minor or if patient is an adult who has a legal guardian assigned)
  • Health Insurance or AHCCCS identification
  • Tribal ID or CIB
  • Please bring three current paycheck stubs if you will be applying for the NATIVE HEALTH Discount Fee Program


Domestic Violence Services

NATIVE HEALTH offers domestic violence victim assistance services and offender treatment for men.

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Individual, Group, and Family Counseling

NATIVE HEALTH provides counseling services to address numerous concerns, including depression, anxiety, couples and marital issues, grief and loss, stress management, self-esteem enhancement; dating and family violence and sexual assault intervention; referrals, and counseling for ages six and older.

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Talking Circle

NATIVE HEALTH’s Talking Circle is held on Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. at NATIVE HEALTH Mesa. Facilitated by Roy Johnston, traditionalist. All are invited.

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DUI Education Program

NATIVE HEALTH’s Behavioral Health Department is offering a DUI Education Program for those who have been charged with DUI, and need to complete mandatory classes to meet court requirements.

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