Whether facing a crisis or simply looking to talk, we can help. Services are available at low or no cost to members of the White Mountain Apache Tribe and those living on the Fort Apache Reservation.
Services are provided in a timely, respectful, compassionate manner. With multiple locations on the Fort Apache Reservation, our team of credentialed clinical staff work with individuals, groups, and families. We offer resources, treatment, and healing for the whole person: mental, emotional, and social.
ASSESSMENT: START HERE
To get started, call or walk in to any ABHS clinic. Get connected to the best services by giving information about your history and your current life to give a snapshot of the challenges you’re facing.
THRIVE: BIRTH TO FIVE (0-5 YEARS)
Learning to live healthy daily lives begins at any age. We work with parents of children under age five to help the family improve social, emotional, and mental health.
CHILD, ADOLESCENT & FAMILY SERVICES (6-18)
Every family member can benefit from a healthy family. We work with children, adolescents, and guardian(s) to improve daily living. Individual counseling, skills training, and behavioral health coaching services are provided in homes, schools, and offices. Includes development of life management and social skills, as well as outdoor activities.
SCHOOL ENRICHMENT: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH (6-18)
This school-based group program encourages students to develop social and emotional learning though science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities.
“Successful Traditional Adventurous Respectful Resilient Students” is designed for children and adolescents. Group counseling and activities are provided weekly to encourage development of healthy self-identity, relationships, and life skills for success in school, home, and community.
ADULT SERVICES (18+)
Improve daily life in lasting, meaningful ways. Individual services include counseling, skills training, and case management. Group services provide treatment for domestic issues related to violence, anger management, substance abuse, recovery, trauma, and grief/loss. Life skills and business/vocational skills development also provided.
PARENT EMPOWERMENT (ALL AGES)
Healthy families start with healthy parents. Services include relationship skills development, support groups, counseling, and programs to help with communication. Now offering Motherhood is Sacred® and Fatherhood is Sacred® programs.
SUICIDE PREVENTION: NOWHI’ IDA’ BAGOYE’ – LIFE IS PRECIOUS (ALL AGES)
Get immediate, confidential help. Individual services include risk assessment, safety planning, and skills coaching. Group services cover grief/loss, trauma, relationship issues, depression/anxiety, stress management, and substance abuse recovery.
Community training programs to raise awareness and reduce risk of suicide:
- ASIST™ (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training), a two-day program
- safeTALK™ (Suicide Alertness for Everyone), a three-hour workshop
OUT OF HOME (ALL AGES)
We also help connect individuals with off-reservation services. Clinical services include assessment, treatment planning, case management, and discharge planning.
HOLISTIC SUPPORT SERVICES (ALL AGES)
All clinical services can include Native American traditional and religious customs support contracted by community resources.
Clinicians are on call 24 hours a day for all ages experiencing:
- Thoughts of suicide
- Fear, anxiety, uncertainty
- Personal and family distress
- Thoughts of hurting someone
- Drug or alcohol problems
- Grief and loss
- Family violence
- Depression, sadness, or hopelessness
- Difficulty overcoming disturbing events
SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT
To schedule an appoointment, walk into any ABHS Clinic or call us Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.
Schedule an appointment: 928-338-4811
Crisis & 24/7 Helpline: 928-338-4811
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
249 W Ponderosa Street
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
218 East Cliff View Road
Cibecue, AZ 85911
McNary Wellness Center
108 N. Pollock Ave
McNary, AZ 85935