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Congratulations to Our Newest Laughlin Drug Court Graduate! 

By Emily Selby, Behavioral Health Technician, WestCare Arizona  WestCare Arizona is proud to be part of the Laughlin Drug Court Team. This program provides clients with an alternate route to change their life! Using treatment, group therapy, incentives, and sanctions, their program has proved to be successful over the years. Our most recent graduate, Greg […]

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The Colorado River Women’s Council’s Leadership Program

By Emily Selby, Counselor/BHT Our System Advocate, Stephanie Bethards, has been attending the Colorado River Women’s Council’s Leadership Program for the past nine months. During this intense training, Stephanie was able to gain key leadership skills pertaining to negotiations, board service, strategic alignment, and leading with authenticity and vulnerability. The program is designed to help […]

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Arizona Success Stories

Starting Over Anew

By Cheryl Debatt, Vice President Congratulations on a job well done! Michael P. recently went from homeless to employed thanks to the help of Chaz Martinez, Program Director for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Rural Communities Opioid Resources Program (RCORP). When the call was received that a homeless man needed help to change […]

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A Place of Refuge, A Place for Healing

By Cheryl DeBatt, Vice President “Welcome to our safe place” was written on a rock placed in a beautiful garden behind The Safe House, a place many call home who are escaping domestic violence. The garden was created by our mothers and their children that we serve. While restructuring their lives, plants are planted, watered, […]

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Collaboration in the Community

By Emily Selby, Case Manager/BHT Chaz Martinez, Program Director of WestCare Arizona’s Rural Communities Opioid Resources Program (RCORP), conducted a RCORP consortium meeting at Mohave Community College on January 21. The meeting’s objective was to give an overview of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) program and how consortium members and their organizations can […]

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The Community Comes Together to Make Spirits Bright

By Cheryl DeBatt, Vice President Thank you, thank you, and thank you is just not enough to express the gratefulness that we feel. Every December, we receive numerous donations from our community to help support our programs during the holiday season. This year was no different and went beyond anything that we could imagine. We […]

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New Look, New Life

By Emily Selby, Case Manager/BHT The women of Bentley Place Hair Design have done it again! They hosted our annual Day of Beauty for the women of WestCare Arizona’s Hildy’s House residential program, the Safehouse, and the Diamond House sober living home. The women were all treated to haircuts and manicures by their staff. Owner, […]

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A Month of Fun

By Emily Selby, Case Manager/BHT, WestCare Arizona During the month of October, WestCare Arizona was busy having fun starting with a BINGO fundraiser for our Safehouse Domestic Violence Shelter! The event was sponsored by Anderson Ford of Bullhead City hosted a BINGO night with all proceeds supporting the program’s services. Our staff joined the community […]

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Arizona Shows Their Support for Suicide Prevention and Celebrates Recovery!

By Emily Selby, Case Manager/BHT, WestCare Arizona In honor of National Recovery Month, WestCare Arizona sponsored and participated in several events in and around our community in September including the Third Annual Suicide Prevention Awareness Walk and the 12th Annual Recovery in the Park, both held on September 18th at Rotary Park in Bullhead City! […]

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Expanding Opioid Care and Documenting Stories of Recovery

By Tonya Brown, MSW LMSW, HRSA Project Manager, WestCare Arizona WestCare Arizona was recently awarded the Health Resources & Services Administration’s (HRSA) Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) implementation grant. This is a multi-year (FY21 – FY24) grant addressing the barriers associated with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) treatment and recovery to meet the United States […]