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Behavioral Health Department

//Behavioral Health Department
Behavioral Health Department 2018-06-01T19:37:37+00:00

MISSION:

The mission of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe Behavioral Health (FMIT BH) is to offer outpatient mental health/substance abuse assessment and intervention to Native American children, adolescents, adults and their families who experience mental disorders, behavioral problems and alcohol/substance abuse problems.

SERVICES AVAILABLE:

Provide Substance Abuse/Mental Health Assessment, Treatment and Follow-Up Services

  • Provide individual, marital, group and family therapy for eligible clients at the FMIT BH offices
  • Provide face-to-face crisis intervention and suicide risk assessment services during daytime hours at the FMIT BH offices or other local agencies/hospitals
  • Provide mental health/substance abuse services including assessment, evaluation and education to patients in the FMIT Medical Clinic
  • Provide assessment or evaluation of individuals in the custody of the FMIT jail at the FMIT BH offices; or assist the tribal Law Enforcement with setting up assessments or evaluation at the other detection facilities
  • Establish and/or maintain mental health/substance abuse records
  • Provide case consultation to Tribal Law Enforcement, FMIT Courts, Social Services and other involved local agencies/hospitals
  • Make referrals to various community facilities for more intensive care when necessary

Providing Substance Abuse/Mental Health Education, Prevention Services and Community Consultation Services

  • Provide consultation to teachers and local school administrative personnel on mental health problems in the schools, community or at the FMIT BH offices
  • Provide in-service workshops to the FMIT BH staff and other FMIT agencies on various professional issues
  • Provide in-service workshops to FMIT Medical staff on substance abuse/mental health issues related to providing medical care
  • Design and implement various workshops for tribal agencies when available and appropriate
  • Provide policy-oriented consultation to various tribal departments and community agencies with regard to mental health related issues
  • Inform the community about services available through FMIT BH

Providing Referrals to Other Treatment Programs and Residential Programs

  • Provide consultation to teachers and local school administrative personnel on mental health problems in the schools, community or at the FMIT BH offices
  • Provide in-service workshops to the FMIT BH staff and other FMIT agencies on various professional issues
  • Provide in-service workshops to FMIT Medical staff on substance abuse/mental health issues related to providing medical care

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
Patient must provide proof of Tribal Enrollment or Descendency in a Federally Recognized Tribe

DEPARTMENT EVENTS:

  • New Year’s Eve Sobriety Gathering
  • Nightside Youth Basketball
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Speaker Meetings
  • Child Abuse Awareness Event
  • Mojave Days
  • Halloween Carnival
  • Other Tribal Events


Please note:
Events are held throughout the year. Please contact Behavioral Health Department for current date, time and location of events.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Physical Address

1607 PLANTATION ROAD

MOHAVE VALLEY, AZ 86440

Phone & Hours

PHONE: (928) 346-4670
FAX: (928) 346-4675

HOURS: 8AM-5PM; M-F

Mailing Address

500 MERRIMAN AVENUE

NEEDLES, CA 92363