Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health (counseling) services are available to patients who are established Medical or Dental patients of First Choice. Services are provided at all of our sites and we offer bilingual services at our South Broadway, South Valley, Los Lunas, Alameda and Alamosa sites. To be referred for Behavioral Health services, you must be referred by your Medical or Dental provider.

 Within our Behavioral Health Program we offer the following services when referred by your provider:

  • Individual Counseling for adults
  • Individual Counseling for children/adolescents ( age 4 to 17 ) at our South Valley site
  • IOP ( Intensive Outpatient Program ) for adults who struggle with substance use issues at our South Valley site
  • MAT ( Medically Assisted Treatment ) for adults who struggle with Opioid use/dependence
  • Community Health Workers who can assist with resources

Our Behaviorists utilize Evidence Based Practices to provide clinically competent services to our patients. We address concerns around:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Substance use
  • Life stressors
  • Psychiatric services ( for established patients only with referral from provider) 

For an appointment, please contact the health center where you are established. Our providers may also make referrals to other behavioral health resources available in the community.

 

Our Patient-Centered Healthcare Home makes you feel welcomed and cared for by a team that:

  • Knows your health history and goals
  • Communicates effectively with you and with each other
  • Gives you appointments when you need them
  • Coordinates the complexity of labs, prescriptions, referrals and insurance

We go the extra mile to help our patients get help paying for their health care.

  • We assist with Medicaid applications
  • We help patients find insurance on the Marketplace
  • We enroll patients in special programs when they are eligible
  • We provide a discount for services based on family size and income

First Choice Community Healthcare is a 501 c3 non-profit, community-based health center system that provides access to quality, patient-centered, comprehensive health care to all people who need it -- regardless of ability to pay. We are a health center grantee under 42 USC 245b and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 USC 233 (g)-(n).

 

 


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