September 14, 2018
Substance Use Treatment dollars available for Non-Medicaid members

Applicable to: Mercy Care Complete Care, Mercy Care RBHA, and Division of Developmental Disabilities
Individuals who are in need of substance use treatment may qualify for services under the Substance Use Block Grant (SABG) or the Governor’s Office Substance Use Disorder (GO SUDS) funding. These service dollars are specifically for individuals who are non-Medicaid members. Services covered include medically assisted treatment, counseling, HIV testing, and residential treatment, among others.

Grant providers include:
  • BAART Behavioral Health
  • Center for Behavioral Health
  • Center for Behavioral Health Phoenix
  • Chicanos Por La Causa
  • Community Bridges
  • Community Medical Services
  • Connections AZ
  • Crossroads
  • Destiny Sober Living
  • Ebony House
  • EMPACT La Frontera
  • Family Service Agency
  • Intensive Treatment Systems
  • Jewish Family and Children’s Services
  • Lifewell Behavioral Wellness
  • Native American Connections
  • National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence
  • New Casa de Amigas
  • New Hope Behavioral Health
  • Open Hearts
  • Southwest Behavioral Health
  • Southwest Human Development
  • Terros
  • Touchstone Behavioral Health
  • Unhooked
  • Valle del Sol

Further contact information for these providers can be found here: http://files.constantcontact.com/26691f85401/6f47d81a-1810-41cc-9209-f99d030a00ee.pdf

Further, the Arizona Department of Health Services is now hosting a free 24-hour/7 days a week hotline to assist providers treating patients with complex opioid use disorders. Medical experts will help providers with prescribing and treatment questions: 1-888-688-4222 or www.oarline.com.

For questions, contact Kelli Williams: williamsk29@mercycareaz.org

As always, don't hesitate to contact your Mercy Care Provider Relations Representative with any questions or comments. You can find this notice and all other provider notices on our Mercy Care website .

Thanks for all you do!