Sage Behavioral Health clinic is licensed with the Arizona State Licensing Board and is contracted with Navajo Regional Behavioral Health Authority to provide counseling services and medication management. Behavioral health services offered at SBHC encompass mental health assessment and treatment, substance abuse assessment and treatment, psychiatric evaluation, medication services, social services and discharge planning services.
Counseling services are offered to individuals, couples, groups and families. We use an eclectic approach to treatment including the family systems approach, cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy and relapse prevention.
Medication Services include: initial psychiatric evaluation to determine if psychotropic medications are indicated; patient education concerning purpose, benefits, po- tential adverse reactions, side effects and risks of not taking medication; prescription of psychotropic medications; regular patient monitoring to assess benefits, adverse reactions, side effects of prescribed medication; refills of psychotropic medication after appropri-ate medical review; and discontinuation of psychotropic medications when indicated.
In crisis situations, individuals may be seen on a walk-in basis. Consultations are done at the request of the medical provider for patients who present in the Emergency Room, Medical Surgery Room, and in the Outpatient Clinic. The Department accepts referrals from many sources including sSage Medical Providers, Area Schools, the Navajo Courts, NNRBHA, Navajo Nation Division of Social Services, State and Tribal Probation and Parle Offices, and self-referred walk in patients.