General behavioral health services include counseling, behavioral support coaching, education, psychiatric evaluation and medication. These services may be performed in the member’s home or at an agency’s office.
CMDP is committed to ensuring the availability of timely, quality health care for children in out-of-home placement and adopted children. Behavioral health service providers have appointment standards to ensure access to services are delivered in a timely fashion. Access the link below to learn more about standards related to behavioral health services or for contact information for the appropriate health plans.
If you or a loved one is facing a Behavioral Health Crisis, call the Crisis Line for your area. A crisis is any situation in which a person’s behaviors puts them at risk of hurting themselves or others and/or when they are not able to calm the situation without trained assistance. The Crisis Line can connect you to in-home supports within 2 hours in most areas of Arizona:
- Maricopa County and Pinal Zip Codes 85120, 85140, 85143, 85220, 85240, 85243:
- Apache, Coconino, Gila, Mohave, Navajo and Yavapai Counties:
- Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz and Yuma Counties:
For any more information about crisis services, please review this flyer:
General Behavioral Health Services
General Behavioral Health services include counseling, behavioral support coaching, education about behavioral health, psychiatric evaluation and medication. These services can sometimes be provided in the home or at an agency’s office. For more information about how to start these services, and what Behavioral health Services providers are required to offer in the first 30 days of a child’s entry into out-of-home care through DCS, please review the below form. Also, it includes contact information for you to advocate for services with the appropriate Health Plan.
If you have experienced difficulties obtaining Behavioral Health Services and would like further assistance, please feel free to call or email:
Additional information to consider:
Additional information can be found on the AHCCCS website with Resources for Foster, Kinship and Adoptive Families including: