Outpatient Description

Friendship CMHC is centrally located in Phoenix, Arizona and is easily accessible to most of the communities in Greater Maricopa County. Friendship offers Partial Hospitalization Program, Intensive Outpatient Program, and Outpatient Program services.

Outpatient Program (OP)

OP offers individual counseling services for adults, seniors, adolescents, and children. The frequency and intensity of the service is based on the individual needs of the client. OP services are provided by master’s level trained therapists and focuses on increasing insight, development of coping skills, and increasing outside supports for individuals with general mental health needs. OP clients also receive individualized treatment planning, oversight by a licensed psychiatrist, and transportation services as needed.

Coordination of Care

Friendship CMHC strongly believes in coordination of care as a vital component to assisting clients in bringing about the most effective results from treatment. The Friendship team works in conjunction with the client’s physician, psychiatrist, case manager, family members, and other supportive entities to help stabilize individuals before or after a psychiatric crisis. The treatment team aims to restore the individual to optimal functioning and well-being to prevent future psychiatric crises. The Friendship Treatment Team consists of:

Licensed Psychiatrist
Licensed Nurse
Licensed Master’s Level Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Substance Abuse Counselors
Experienced Bachelor’s Level Clinical Care Planners

Fees and Insurances Accepted

We have a sliding fee scale based on client income. We also accept the following health plans:

  • Medicare A & B – Without an HMO Plan
  • Medicare Advantage Plans:
  •        a. Mercy Care
           b. Health Choice
           c. Phoenix Health Plan / ABRAZO
           d. Care 1st
           e. APIPA / UBH
  • Other Plans
  •        a. Health Net / Managed Health Network
           b. CIGNA
           c. Humana
           d. United Behavioral Health / Pacificare

Single Case Agreements from Out-of-network health plans will be considered. Maricopa County’s Regional Behavioral Healthcare Authority – Magellan Health Services of Arizona.