Arkansas River Valley Area Council Inc. (ARVAC)
613 North 5th St Dardanelle, AR 72834 Phone: (479)229-4861 Fax: (479)229-4863
Russellville Freedom House
400 Lake Front Drive Russellville, AR 72802 Phone: (479)968-7086 Fax: (479)968-7225
Birch Tree Communities
1718 Old Hot Springs Hwy Benton, AR 72019 Phone: (501)315-3344 Fax: (501)315-1388
Arkansas Health Center
6701 Hwy 67 South Benton, AR 72015 Phone: (501)315-3344
Ash Flat Clinic
44 Martin Lane Ash Flat, AR 72153 Phone: (870)994-2848
Benton Town Center
1502 Mary Kay Blvd Benton, AR 72015 Phone: (501)315-3344
Benton Hope House
1506 Mary Kay Blvd Benton, AR 72015 Phone: (501)303-1665
522 Mills Road Clarksville, AR 72830 Phone: (479)705-1301
304 Shakerag Road Clinton, AR 72031 Phone: (501)745-8878
132 Lower Ridge Road Conway, AR 72032 Phone: (501)303-3247
1708 East Page Malvern, AR 72104 Phone: (501)332-4437
139 Conniebrook Lane Melbourne, AR 72556 Phone: (870)368-5242
Mountain View Clinic
218 Dogwood Hollow Road Mountain View, AR 72560 Phone: (870)269-7732
418 Beech Street Newport, AR 72112 Phone: (870)523-9496
105 Hwy 9 Oxford, AR 72565 Phone: (870)258-3244
1000 Houston Avenue Russellville, AR 72801 Phone: (479)968-2263
Centers for Youth and Families
Psychiatric Residential Treatment
Elizabeth Mitchell Children’s Center
6601 West 12th Street Little Rock, AR 72204 Phone: (501)666-8686
Elizabeth Mitchell Adolescent Center
6501 West 12th Street Little Rock, AR 72204 Phone: (501)666-8686
South Arkansas Residential Center
936 Jordan Drive Monticello, AR 71655 Phone: (870)460-0066
Youth Emergency Shelter
6425 West 12th Street Little Rock, AR 72204 Phone: (501)666-7233
Day Treatment Services
200 West 20th North Little Rock, AR 72114 Phone: (501)771-5511
Therapeutic Transitional Living
6425 West 12th Street Little Rock, AR 72204 Phone: (501)666-8686
Outpatient/School Based Mental Health Services
5905 Forest Place Little Rock, AR 72207 Phone: (501)666-3840
Therapeutic Foster Homes Program
6601 West 12th Street Little Rock, AR 72204 Phone: (501)660-6817
Bess Chisum Stephens Community Center
1200 South Cleveland Little Rock, AR 72204 Phone: (501)664-4268
5905 Forest Place Little Rock, AR 72207 Phone: (501)666-5997
Counseling Associates, Inc.
350 Salem Road, Ste 9 Conway, AR 72034 Phone:(501)327-4889 Emergency Line: (800)844-2066
1021 Popular Street Clarksville, AR 72830 Phone: (479)754-8610
#8 Hospital Drive Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: (501)354-1561
Park Place Clinic
350 Salem Road, Ste 1 Conway, AR 72034 Phone: (501)329-5508
Pathway Community Support Program
1622 North Donaghey Conway, AR 72034 Phone: (501)327-7706
110 Skyline Drive Russellville, AR 72801 Phone: (479)968-6053
Counseling Clinic, Inc.
Administration & Youth Services
307 E. Sevier Street Benton, AR 72015 Phone: (501)315-4224
Small Group Therapy
311 Whittington Hot Springs, AR 71901 Phone: (501)623-3477
Community Counseling Services, Inc.
505 West Grand Ave Hot Springs, AR 71901 Phone: (501)624-7111 Emergency Phone: (800)264-2410 Fax: (501) 620-5305
201 North 26th Street Arkadelphia, AR 71923 Phone: (870)246-4123 Fax: (501)332-8534
1615 Martin Luther King Blvd Malvern, AR 72104 Phone: (501)332-5236 Fax: (501)332-8534
Community Support Group Program
125 Dons Way Hot Springs, AR 71913 Phone: (501)624-7111 Fax: (501)620-5109
Professional Counseling Associates
3601 Richards Road North Little Rock, AR 72221 Phone: (501)221-1843 Fax: (501)221-2376
405 North Second St. Cabot, AR 7023 Phone: (501)843-3503
7800 Sylvan Hills Hwy Sherwood, AR 72117 Phone: (501)835-4174
Springhill North Little Rock Clinic
4354 Stockton Dr North Little Rock, AR 72117 Phone: (501)955-7600
1109 Burman Jacksonville, AR 72076 Phone: (501)982-7515
201 West 2nd Street Lonoke, AR 72086 Phone: (501)676-3151
Delta Counseling Associates
790 Roberts Drive Monticello, AR 71655 Phone: (870)367-9732 Emergency Phone: (800)323-2703 Fax: (870)367-1690
Ashley County Clinic
1308 West 5th Street Crossett, AR 71635 Phone: (870)364-6471
Desha County Clinic
2410 Hwy 65 North McGehee, AR 71654 Phone: (870)222-3107
Hwy 65 South Dumas, AR 71639 Phone: (870)382-4001
Bradley County Clinic
1404 East Church Warren, AR 71671 Phone: (870)226-5856
Department of Corrections Substance Abuse Treatment
6814 Princeton Pike Pine Bluff, AR 71602 Phone: (870)850-8950 Fax: (870)536-4924
Family Services Agency, Inc. Substance Abuse Counseling & Education Program
628 West Broadway, Ste 300 North Little Rock, AR 72114 Phone: (501)372-4242 Fax: (501)372-6565
712 West 3rd Street, Ste 100 Little Rock, AR 72201 Phone: (501)379-4246 Fax: (501)379-4248
Gateway House, Inc.
3900 Armour Avenue Fort Smith, AR 72904 Phone: (479)783-8849 Fax: (479)785-1914
A/O Health Resources of Arkansas, Inc.
25 Gap Road Batesville, AR 72503 Phone: (870)793-8900 Fax: (870)793-4258
623 North 9th Street Augusta, AR 72006 Phone: (870)347-3254
180 Myers Road Batesville, AR 72503 Phone: (870)793-8925 Fax: (870)793-8929
2526 Hwy 65 South, Ste 202 Clinton, AR 72031 Phone: (866)533-1765
Heber Springs Clinic
1716 West Searcy Street Heber Springs, AR 72543 Phone: (866)533-1763
1109 East Main Street Melbourne, AR 72560 Phone: (870)368-4397
Mountain View Clinic
211 Blanchard Mountain View, AR 7250 Phone: (866)533-1759
1507 North Pecan Street Newport, AR 72112 Phone: (866)533-1758
3302 East Moore Street Searcy, AR 72413 Phone: (501)268-4181
Wilbur D. Mills Center
3204 East Moore Street Searcy, AR 72413 Phone: (501)268-7777
1355 East Main Street Batesville, AR 72503 Phone: (870)793-8910
Human Development & Research Services, Inc.
Grant/Cleveland County Outpatient Facility
202 North Oak St, Ste C Sheridan, AR 72150 Phone: (870)942-4092
Alcoholism Treatment Program
6841 West 13th St Pine Bluff, AR 71601 Phone: (870)879-1051
Little Rock Community Mental Health Center, Inc.
1100 N. University, Ste 200 Little Rock, AR 72207 Phone: (501)686-9300
Mid-South Health Systems
2707 Browns Lane Jonesboro, AR 72401 Phone: (870)972-4000 Fax: (870)972-4968
Clay County Clinic
602 David Street Corning, AR 72422 Phone: (870)857-3655
Greene County Clinic
28 Southpointe Drive Paragould, AR 72450 Phone: (870)239-2244
Monroe County Clinic
490 Broadmoor Brinkley, AR 72021 Phone: (870)734-3202
2707 Browns Lane Jonesboro, AR 72401 Phone: (870)972-4000
Lawrence County Clinic
102 South Larkspur Walnut Ridge, AR 72476 Phone: (870)886-7924
Phillips County Clinic
801 Newman Dr.
Helena, AR 72342
905 North 7th Street
West Memphis, AR 72301
Lee County Clinic
Marianna, AR 72360
Randolph County Clinic
2560 Old County Road
Pocahontas, AR 72455
Cross County Clinic
Wynne, AR 72396
Mississippi County Clinic
209 S. Lockard
Blytheville, AR 72315
St. Francis County Clinic
4451 N. Washington
Forrest City, AR 72335
Ozark Guidance Center
2400 South 48th Street
Springdale, AR 72766
Emergency Line: (800)234-7052
2208 S.E. 20th Street
Bentonville, AR 72712
208 Hwy 62 West
Berryville, AR 72616
1104 N. College Street
Huntsville, AR 72740
60 West Sunbridge
Fayetteville, AR 72703
1200 W. Walnut, Ste. 1400
Rogers, AR 72756
Siloam Springs Clinic
710 Holly Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Springdale Therapeutic Day Treatment
2466 South 48th Street
Springdale, AR 72766
Jones Center for Families in Springdale
922 East Emma Ave.
Springdale, AR 72765
South Arkansas Regional Health Center
715 North College
El Dorado, AR 71730
412 North Vine
Magnolia, AR 71753
Emergency Line: (800)825-1554
1812 Lorene Street
El Dorado, AR 71701
Emergency Line: (479)836-5743
Dallas County Hospital
201 N. Clifton St
Fordyce, AR 71742
Southeast Arkansas Behavioral Healthcare System
2500 Rike Drive
Pine Bluff, AR 71613
Toll Free Line: (800)272-2008
301 North Oak St
Sheridan, AR 72150
Star City Clinic
612 East Arkansas St
Star City, AR 71667
121 Commercial Drive B
Stuttgart, AR 72160
Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center, Inc.
2904 Arkansas Blvd
Texarkana, AR 71854
De Queen Clinic
1312 W. Collin Raye Dr
De Queen, AR 71832
300 East 20th
Hope, AR 71801
1117 Chestnut Street
Lewisville, AR 71845
River Ridge Treatment Center
7000 North State Line
Texarkana, AR 71854
Western Arkansas Counseling & Guidance Center
3111 South 70th St
Fort Smith, AR 72917
Crawford County Clinic
2705 Oak Lane
Van Buren, AR 72956
Logan County Clinic
174 N. Welsh
Booneville, AR 72927
Franklin County Clinic
Hwy 23 N. & Airport Rd
Ozark, AR 72949
3109 South 70th
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Polk County Clinic
307 South Cherry
Mena, AR 71953
Scott County Clinic
1857 Rice Road
Waldron, AR 72958
Western Arkansas Counseling & Guidance
415 S 6th St.
Paris, AR 72855
10301 Mayo Drive
Barling, AR 72923
Phone: (479)494-5700 or (877)418-1138
Perspectives Behavioral Health
1311 Fort Street, Ste J
Barling, AR 72323
Phone: (479)452-5040 or (888)505-5040
Clinical Psychology of Fort Smith
3801 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72906
Retired Senior Volunteer Camp
824 Camp Street
El Dorado, AR 71730
Look Good, Feel Better Program
Little Rock, AR 72205
3rd Monday of Each Month
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group
201 East C Street
Park Hill Baptist Church, Adult Education Bldg, Room A106
North Little Rock, AR 72116
1st Friday Each Month at 10:30 A.M.
SHARE (Perinatal Bereavement)
Health Management Center, Baptist Health Medical Center
Little Rock, AR 72205
4th Thursday Each Month at 7:30 P.M.
BHMC- North Little Rock Stroke Support Group
3333 Springhill Drive, Rehab Dining Room
North Little Rock, AR 72117
3rd Thursday Each Month at 11:00 A.M.
Epilepsy Education & Group Support
St. Vincent North Auditorium- Center of Health Education
Bldg 2 St. Vincent Circle
Little Rock, AR 72205
Contact: Candace Baltz (501)681-0766
NAMI Arkansas offers the following links and information on an “as-is” basis, we cannot endorse any non-NAMI program or organization.
Arkansas Autism Alliance (AAA)
The Arkansas Autism Alliance (AAA) is a collaborative effot among research scientists and physicians of Arkansas Children’s Hospital and Reseach Institute and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Department of Pediatrics who share a common interest in the study of autism and it’s causes and its causes and the providion of the best possible care to children with autism. Arkansas families affected by autism have their first chance to participate in a volunteer registry that will track how many people in the state have autism spectrum disorders with the debut of a new website, ArkansasAutismAlliance.org. Families will also find a host of autism resources compiled on the site such as links to local organizations, support groups, opportunities to participate in research, bios of Arkansas autism specialists and more.. This website, developed by Jill James, PhD, will help families understand what’s happening with autism in Arkansas. The registry component will help researchers at the collaborating institutions find out more about how many people in Arkansas have autism spectrum disorders and where they live.
Just us Friends: self-help videos on a wide variety of mental health topics: http://www.justusfriends.org/
SAMHSA ADS Center (Resource Center to Promote Acceptance, Dignity and Social Inclusion Associated with Mental Health), a program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services promoting acceptance and social inclusion for people with mental health problems and countering the negative beliefs, harmful attitudes, and discriminatory behavior experienced by those with mental health problems.
Bringchange2mind.org describes itself as a not-for-profit organization created by actress Glenn Close, the Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation, Fountain House, and Garen and Shari Staglin of IMHRO (International Mental Health Research Organization). Close volunteered to learn more about mental health because both her sister and nephew publicly disclosed that they have mental health problems.
National Empowerment Center – The National Empowerment Center (NEC) is a National Technical Assistance Center sponsored by SAMHSA and run by mental health consumers/survivors. It provides information and referrals to consumers/survivors and the public nationwide, offers technical assistance to individuals and groups involved in consumer empowerment activities, distributes recovery-related publications, and sponsors education and training activities. To find more information about NEC, visit http://www.power2u.org/ or call 1–800–769–3728.
National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse
The National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse, the nation’s first national consumer technical assistance center, is sponsored by SAMHSA. This clearinghouse promotes and helps develop consumer-run self-help groups across the country. The Clearinghouse offers technical assistance and educational materials, including information on organizing groups, conducting fundraising, developing leaders, incorporating public relations, advocacy, and networking into activities.
To find out more about the National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse, visit http://mhselfhelp.org/ or call 1–800–553–4539.
Arkansas Family and Youth Assistance Network (FYAN)
FYAN supports families and youth with behavioral and mental health issues. They provide information and resources to parents, allowing them to better help and support their children. To find out more about the Arkansas Family and Youth Assistance Network visit http://www.arfyan.org/ or call 1-800-342-2923.
Arkansas Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council (AMPAC)
The Arkansas Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council (AMHPAC) was established to monitor, review and evaluate the distribution and adequacy of mental health services in Arkansas. The Council is composed of advocates, providers, consumers, family members and representatives of state and private agencies who advise the Division of Behavioral Health, state legislature, and governor. Members are responsible for the oversight of a multi-million dollar mental health block grant. You can visit their website at http://www.arkansas.gov/dhs/dmhs/ArkansasMentalHealthPAC.htm or e-mail them at email@example.com.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. If you need help, please dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Contact Your Representitives– NAMI Arkansas believes that each person has a voice and each voice is important. We encourage people to become advocates for Mental Illness by writing to their representitives. NAMI national can help you find out who your representitives are and how to contact them.
au.reachout.com – Although it is an Australian-based website, we found the materials it provides useful to any teenager. The site includes coping tips, forums, fact sheets, personal stories as well as resources regarding mental illness, school, employment, stress and relationships.
CHADD’s Educator’s Manual on AD/HD – CHADD has released the 2006 2nd edition of the Educator’s Manual on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD). It provides teachers with much needed, up-to-date, science-based information on AD/HD from an educational perspective. Specific academic and behavioral interventions are suggested for students at the preschool, elementary, middle and high school levels.
Autism Resource Center of Arkansas – The Autism Resource Center of Arkansas is dedicated to serving children and young adults with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), including Asperger’s Syndrome and Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD). It is our mission to empower children and families with information and training to maximize the quality of life and developmental potential of affected individuals.
James L. Dennis Development Center – If you have a child with special needs, UAMS offers services to help your child learn to manage his/her condition. The James L. Dennis Development Center provides assistance for parents with children who may have developmental conditions.
Ablify (aripiprazole) – Used to treat Schizophrenia.
Adderall (amphetamine) – Used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents and adults.
Ativan (lorazepam) – Used to treat symptoms of anxiety, irritability, and insomnia. It may also be used to calm people before surgical procedures. Lorazepam is also used to prevent severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms (delirium tremens, or “DTs”), and to stop convulsions in people with epilepsy.
BuSpar (buspirone) – Used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).
Celexa (citalopram) – Used to treat Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD).
Clozaril® (clozapine) – Used to treat Schizophrenia.
Concerta (methylphenidate) – More info soon!
Cymbalta (duloxetine) – Used to treat major depressive disorder.
Depakote (divalproex sodium) – Valproic Acid – Used to treat bipolar disorder.
Effexor (venlafaxine) – Used to treat Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), panic disorder and social anxiety disorder (social phobia).
Geodon (ziprasidone) – Used to treat schizophrenia, acute agitation associated with schizophrenia (injection), and acute manic and mixed episodes of bipolar disorder.
Haldol (haloperidol) – Used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.
Invega (paliperidone) – Used to treat Schizophrenia.
Klonopin (clonazepam) – Used to treat seizure disorders (such as Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, akinetic myoclonic, and absence [also known as petit mal] seizures), and panic disorder, with or without agoraphobia.
Lamictal (lamotrigine) – Used to treat seizures (epilepsy) in adults and children as well as bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder). That means lamotrigine will help to delay the time to occurrence of mood episodes. Some patients with rapid-cycling bipolar disorder (four or more mood episodes in one year) have been treated with lamotrigine by itself.
Lexapro (escitalopram) – Used to treat Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD).
Lithium – Used to treat manic depression (bipolar disorder).
Luvox (fluvoxamine) – Used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
Paxil (paroxetine) – Used to treat Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), social anxiety disorder (social phobia), panic disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD).
Prolixin (fluphenazine) – Used to treat Schizophrenia.
Prozac (fluoxetine) – Used to treat depression.
Remeron (mirtazapine) – Used to treat Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).
Risperdal (risperidone) – Used to treat Schizoprenia and bipolar disorder.
Ritalin (methylphenidate) – Used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents and adults.
Seroquel (quetiapine) – Used to treat Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Strattera (atomoxetine) – Used to treat children over 6 years old, adolescents, and adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Symbyax (olanzapine/fluoxetine) – More info soon. Click here to read the Food and Drug Administration Consumer Information on Symbyax.
Tegretol (carbamazepine) – Carbamazepine is an anticonvulsant medication that is most commonly used to treat seizures in patients with epilepsy. Although epilepsy is the only FDA approved indication, carbamazepine is also used to treat bipolar disorder and several pain syndromes.
Trileptal (oxcarbazapine) – Used to treat bipolar disorder and neuropathic pain.
Topamax (topiramate) – Used to treat tremors, nerve pain, eating disorders, alcohol dependence, and bipolar disorder.
Wellbutrin (bupropion) – Used to treat Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and to help people quit smoking (smoking cessation).
Xanax (alprazolam) – Used to treat panic disorder (with or without agoraphobia), certain types of anxiety disorders (such as generalized anxiety disorder), and for short-term relief of anxiety symptoms.
Zoloft (sertraline) – Used to treat depression, Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Premenstural Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), as well as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in adults and children.
Zyprexa (olanzapine) – Used to treat Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Disability Rights Center provides assistance regarding issue of rights information and advocacy services regarding education, housing, employment and post secondary higher education, abuse and neglect issues, access to community services, etc.
NOLO.com – This site has do it yourself legal help that can assist you in writing your will, forming an LLC, creating a living trust, incorporating a business, filing a provisional patient application as well as many other things. For more information visit: http://www.nolo.com/
Beyond Punishment: Helping Individuals with Mental Illness in Maryland’s Criminal Justice System – Although this book provides information and critical resources on how to help when an individual with mental illness becomes involved with the criminal justice system in Maryland much of the information is useful for persons living in Arkansas. The book has a focus on the mental health and criminal justice systems of Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Beyond Punishment addresses helping an individual in jail awaiting trial, in prison serving a sentence or on probation or parole. It also discusses ways to help prevent a mental health crisis from leading to an arrest and subsequent involvement in the criminal justice system, as well as how to get mental health crisis services. Beyond Punishment: Helping Individuals with Mental Illness in Maryland’s Criminal Justice System now can be purchased for $19.95 as a trade paperback on Amazon.com. Click here to purchase Beyond Punishment on Amazon.com If you looking for specific information and do not want to buy the entire booklet please click here to access topic specific fact sheets.
Prescription Drug Assistance Programs
Information about Medicare
For outreach and enrollment materials for Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) try these links:
- Additional information about the Medicare prescription drug benefit is available through the following links:
- Arkansas’ Medicare Drug Plans is posted HERE.
Training Teleconferences and Archive – The SAMHSA Resource Center to Address Discrimination and Stigma Associated with Mental Illness (ADS Center) hosts approximately six free training teleconferences annually. These events generally consist of two or more formal presentations followed by an open forum. Participants present and discuss the most up-to-date research and information about stigma and stigma-reduction programs and topics, as well as share experiences, and expertise on efforts to counteract discrimination and stigma associated with mental illness.
Since scheduling conflicts often prevent many stakeholders from joining in the live events, the teleconference trainings are archived online for individuals or groups to utilize at their convenience. To download complete presentations and listen to the audio recordings, visit the ADS Center Web site at http://www.stopstigma.samhsa.gov/teleconferences/archive/default.aspx. Instructions for play and download are included here also.
We welcome your questions, comments, and suggestions: firstname.lastname@example.org
The SAMHSA ADS Center is a program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services.
South Central MIRECC Communiqué – A publication by the South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center.