Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

(PHOENIX – July 18, 2022) Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), a leader in integrated health, today announced that the organization received a three-year accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body for health and human services that evaluates the quality, value and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served.

“CARF accreditation is recognition for a job well done,” says SB&H Chief Quality Officer Erica Missicano. “The results show that our programs and services are measurable, accountable and of the highest quality, which supports our mission to impact people and improve communities.”

SB&H’s three-year accreditation that extends to April 30, 2024, applies to the following programs:

  • Crisis Stabilization: Integrated: SUD/Mental Health (Adults)
  • Day Treatment: Integrated: SUD/Mental Health (Adults)
  • Inpatient Treatment: Integrated: SUD/Mental Health (Adults)
  • Integrated Behavioral Health/Primary Care: Comprehensive Care (Adults)
  • Integrated Behavioral Health/Primary Care: Comprehensive Care (Children and Adolescence)
  • Outpatient Treatment: Integrated: SUD/Mental Health (Adults)
  • Outpatient Treatment: Integrated: SUD/Mental Health (Children and Adolescence)
  • Prevention: Integrated: SUD/Mental Health (Children and Adolescence)
  • Residential Treatment: Integrated: SUD/Mental Health (Adults)

About Southwest Behavioral & Health Services

Phoenix-based Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides compassionate primary care, substance abuse and mental health services that enhance lives and improve communities. Services include outpatient mental health treatment and psychiatric services including medication monitoring; assistance for persons with addictions; intensive inpatient care for persons in crisis; residential housing, in-home and supported housing services; prevention services, community outreach and school-based counseling; lifespan services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder; and four opioid replacement clinics. Southwest Behavioral & Health Services has locations throughout the greater Phoenix Metro area as well as locations in rural Maricopa, Gila, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai counties. For more information about SB&H programs, services and ways to help visit

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at Jul 18, 2022

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