Counseling & Wellness
MHC Healthcare offers various mental health services like outpatient therapy, case management, parenting groups, employment services and housing assistance.
Our Mental Health Services
- Outpatient therapy
- Case management
- Domestic violence therapy
- Trauma services
- Parenting classes
- Medication Asssisted Therapy
- Support and education groups
- Housing assistance
- Employment services
- Substance abuse therapy
- Work adjustment program
- Individual therapy
- Group therapy
- Family therapy
- Trauma-focused therapy
- Parent-child therapy
- Psychiatric services
- In-office, home based & community based services
- Parenting education and guidance
Employment Services ProgramBehavioral Health offers a variety of employment services.
- Career exploration
- Resume and cover letter development
- Mock interview
- Communication and soft skills development
- Computer skills training
- Job development and placement
- Disability Benefits 101 training
- Job skills workshop (quarterly)
Housing AssistanceProvide information and resources for affordable housing options. Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) is a model that combines affordable housing, healthcare, and supportive services to help individuals and families lead more stable lives. Assistance supported for eligible and actively enrolled clients (please ask your Recovery Coach). If you have any questions, please call (520) 682-1091.
Behavioral Health ConsultantsBehavioral Health Consultants (BHC) specialize in integrating medical and behavioral health services for our patients. BHC’s collaborate with medical staff to assist patients with brief interventions to achieve their overall health goals. These services are available at several of our primary care locations. Available at multiple locations Call: (520) 682-1091
Substance Use & Interpersonal Awareness Domestic Violence groups
The Intensive Outpatient Group (IOP) is taught with the Living in Balance, “Moving from a Life of Addiction to a Life of Recovery.” Living in Balance is a psycho educational approach that provides education information and experiences that help people lead healthy and productive lives without the use of alcohol and other drugs. Living in Balance Group involves both education and processing to help clients gain an understanding of how addiction often stems from unresolved trauma and inability to cope in healthy ways as a result of this trauma. The group helps client’s to learn how to identify what is addictive thinking and what is addictive behaviors and how to implement skills to cope, prevent future use of substances.
MRT Group. This group is a systematic, cognitive, behavioral step-by-step treatment strategy designed to enhance self-image, promote growth of as positive productive identity, and to facilitate the development of higher level of moral reasoning. This is done through various steps that create a conscious process of decision making and purposeful behavior. The process has steps that address the following Honesty, Trust, Acceptance, Raising Awareness, Healing Damaged Relationships, helping others, Long term Goals, and identity, short term goals and consistency, Commitment to change and maintain positive change. Each of these positive steps build to increase self-awareness and decision making.
MHC Healthcare is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with 16 sites throughout the Tucson metropolitan area that provides the full spectrum of integrated outpatient medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, and dental services.
MHC Healthcare now expands these services to include Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT Services) for substance use disorders. These services are provided by a multidisciplinary team headed by a psychiatrist who is board certified in addiction medicine with 15 years of experience treating persons with substance use problems. Persons seeking these services are not required to obtain their medical care via MHC Healthcare but integrated care has demonstrated optimal outcomes. We accept AHCCCS and most private insurance plans.
We have availability for both in person and telemedicine services provided within the scope of acceptable standards of care and consistent with federal and state regulations.
Our MAT services include MOUD (Suboxone or Naltrexone/Vivitrol) for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorders and evidence based treatment for other substance use disorders that include a full array of group and individual services.
The DUI Education Skills Group is for adult men and women who have been arrested and convicted of Driving Under the Influence and have been court-ordered to attend DUI Education. Clients attend eight two-hour sessions, during which they receive education on the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, the impact their behavior has on others, and how to change the way they think about engaging in dangerous behaviors while impaired. The focus is on taking responsibility for one’s own actions and developing a plan for change.
Seeking Safety is a 27-session structured program designed for people with substance abuse and trauma, with “trauma” being defined as a severe life event such as physical or sexual abuse, a car accident, or a natural disaster. Most people who abuse substances have experienced some form of trauma during their lifetime. When trauma is particularly severe, the person who experiences it can develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The goal of this program is to help people find self-respect, as many people who have PTSD and have abused substances find it difficult to like themselves. The focus of Seeking Safety centers around keeping oneself safe: for each of life’s situations there are safe and unsafe ways of coping (i.e., using substances vs. asking for help). Clients learn coping strategies that insure safety and promote healing from the damaging psychological effects of trauma.
Relapse Prevention is designed to refresh and teach new skills utilizing CBT and MI to help clients identify unhealthy patterns of thoughts and behaviors. These thoughts and behaviors can be an indication of being in a slippery place. The facilitators will help clients to identify triggers or cravings before they lead to relapse or destructive behaviors. The group members will have a relapse prevention plan to help them understand and prevent poor choices that can lead to relapse.
The Hidden Keys to Loving Relationships is a series of twenty one and one half sessions, which are open to both individuals and couples, intended to guide clients on a journey o relational discovery that has the potential to change their lives, if they are willing to take the steps to get there. Clients are provided with a study guide, encouraged to read the notes in the guide before each session, take notes during session, and complete the discussion questions after a session for review at the next session. The sessions come complete with audio-visual aids that cover the following subject matter: recognizing and valuing a mate’s differences; four essential elements every relationship needs to succeed and grow; overcoming the major destroyer of relationships; using emotional word pictures to increase intimacy and understanding: becoming best friends with your family; becoming free from the negative emotions of anger, hurt feelings, loneliness, worry and fear; discovering the value of your personality; recognizing and transforming unhealthy relationships, using communication to move into the deepest levels of intimacy; transforming trials and hurts into life-changing benefits; mutually fulfilling sexual intimacy; changing unwanted behavior and habits,; reducing and overcoming conflict; building boundaries in a relationship; discovering the barrier to intimacy; destroying the barrier to intimacy; divorce-proofing a marriage; how to energize a mate, and understanding the stages of life.
The purpose of the Men’s Interpersonal Awareness Group (DV) is to provide an ongoing weekly psycho-educational group to assist persons who have been explosively angry, controlling, or emotionally, verbally, and physically abusive with their spouse, partner, children, and/or others. The group involves both educational and process elements to help people deal more effectively with their controlling attitudes and behaviors, their escalation pattern, and with their feelings of anger, frustration, and resentments that have led to abusive behavior in the present and past.
The Women’s Interpersonal Awareness Group (DV) provides an ongoing weekly psycho-educational group to assist persons who have been explosively angry, controlling, or emotionally, verbally, and physically abusive with their spouse, partner, children, and/or others, and may be also a survivor of domestic violence themselves. The group involves both educational and process elements to help people deal more effectively with their controlling attitudes and behaviors, their escalation pattern, and with their feelings of anger, frustration, and resentments that have led to abusive behavior in the present and past.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a 6 month, 2 hour per week program that provides skills and support to help navigate life in a balanced way. Our group combines, dialectic, cognitive, and behavioral therapies in order to provide clients with positive and healthy mechanisms to handle painful emotions and situations. This group will teach a person how to increase self-awareness, control self-defeating thoughts, modify thinking and behaviors, and how to handle conflict and stress. The four areas of focus include: Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Distress Tolerance. The techniques and skills found in this program are able to treat many symptoms and disorders successfully, including those who have experienced trauma, anxiety, depression, and much more.
Parenting Power Workshops (Triple P) is a multi-level family intervention designed to promote positive parenting practices in the community. Parents will gain skills and techniques proven to prevent a range of social and behavioral problems in children and teens. Our Parenting Power Workshop has five in-person sessions and three individual virtual sessions, all focusing on parenting children 0-12 or teen parenting.
The Seven Challenges Program is designed for adolescent substance abusing or substance dependent individuals, to motivate a decision and commitment to change. It helps young people look at themselves, understand what it takes to give up a drug abusing lifestyle—and prepare for and attain success when they commit to making changes.
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3690 S. Park Ave. Suite 805, Tucson, AZ 85713
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13395 N. Marana Main St. Bldg B, Marana, AZ 85653
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5224 W. Dove Centre Rd., Marana, AZ 85658
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2325 N. Wyatt Dr. Tucson, AZ 85712
MHC Main & MHC Quick Care
13395 N. Marana Main St. Marana, AZ 85653
MHC Primary Care Health Center
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16701 N. Oracle Rd. Suite 135, Catalina, AZ 85739
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