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La Frontera Client Handbook

The Client Handbook is designed for all clients of La Frontera Center. It gives important information about how we can best work together.

The handbook does not cover all situations or all procedures or policies.

Community Resource Websites

1). Arizona Department of Health Services(ADHS)
www.hs.state.az.us
The Department operates programs in behavioral health, disease prevention and control, health promotion, community public health, environmental health, maternal and child health, emergency preparedness and regulation of childcare and assisted living centers, nursing homes, hospitals, other health care providers and emergency services.
2). Arizona Council of Human Service Providers
www.azcouncil.com
The Arizona Council of Human Service Providers is a trade association representing the interest of behavioral health, substance abuse, child welfare and justice service agencies throughout Arizona.
3).CARF International
www.carf.org
CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services.
4). Cenpatico
www.cenpatico.com
Cenpatico of Arizona (Cenpatico) is the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) contracted by the state of Arizona to coordinate and manage publicly funded behavioral health services for Santa Cruz, Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, Yuma, La Paz, Gila and Pinal Counties.
5). Community Partnership of Southern Arizona (CPSA)
www.cpsa-rbha.org
CPSA is the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) contracted by the state of Arizona to coordinate and manage publicly funded behavioral health services for children, adults and their families in Pima County.
6). Family Support America
www.familysupportamerica.org
Provides information, support, and connections to families with questions about child abuse, alcoholism, disciplining children, divorce, or other topics related to families.
7). Mental Health Corporations of America
www.mhca.com
MHCA is an alliance of select organizations that provide behavioral health and/or related services. It is designed to strengthen members’ competitive position, enhance leadership capabilities and facilitate strategic networking opportunities.
8). Mentally Ill Kids in Distress
www.mikid.org
MIKID is certified as a Community Service Agency (CSA) with locations in Phoenix, Tucson, Eagar and Yuma. In addition, MIKID staff work from their homes in other areas of the state to reach families through-out Arizona. MIKID is the state chapter of the Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health.
9). Mercy Maricopa
www.mercymaricopa.org
Mercy Maricopa is the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) contracted by the state of Arizona to coordinate and manage publicly funded behavioral health services for Maricopa County.
10). National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
www.nami.org
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and advocates for access to services, treatment, support and research for people living with mental illnesses.
12). NAMISA
www.namisa.org
12).National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information
www.namisa.org
13). National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug
www.samhsa.gov
NCADI is a governmental clearinghouse for publications and other materials on a variety of topics related to mental health and substance abuse.
14). National Mental Health Association (MHA)
www.nmha.org
MHA is a community-based network dedicated to helping all Americans achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives.
15). Refugee Integrated Service Provider Network (RISP-Net)
www.rispnet.com
RISP-NET is a coalition of service providers and community members who are committed to making refugee voices heard.
16). Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
www.samhsa.gov
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.
16). United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona
www.unitedwaytucson.org
16). Valley of the Sun United Way
www.vsuw.org
United Way works to achieve its mission of Building A Better Community by promoting increased philanthropy, supporting donor choice and working to achieve long-term sustainable results for those that need it most in our community – children, families and seniors.

Warning: The web addresses listed above are linked to sites outside of La Frontera Arizona. Clicking on a link will open the web page in a new window. All links provided are for the convenience of the reader; La Frontera Arizona and its member agencies do not endorse any of these linked organizations. Information on the La Frontera Arizona site, and any site to which the site is linked, is provided for information and education, not therapy in any form, nor is it meant as a substitute for therapy.