Valleywise Health makes strides, recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

As we recognize May as Mental Health Awareness Month, I’m honored to share with you the significant strides Valleywise Health is making to increase access to behavioral health services to our community.

We began this essential role in 1978, when Valleywise opened a 92-bed behavioral health annex on our main campus at 24th and Roosevelt streets. Today, our organization has 433 licensed behavioral health beds across three hospitals, an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program, a First Episode Center for young adults early in the course of schizophrenia and a Behavioral Health Specialty Clinic in Mesa.

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Steve Purves

We’re expanding even more to serve our youth, adults and families:
• Integrated Behavioral Health – Since its inception in June 2017, our

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