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About Palo Verde Behavioral Health

Palo Verde Behavioral Health has a longstanding reputation for stability in mental health and substance use treatment, serving patients in and around Tucson since 1960. We offer individualized inpatient and intensive outpatient treatment programs for adults and adolescents.

We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide quality care in a nurturing environment. Palo Verde Behavioral Health is licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services and is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Benefits of our Inpatient Program:

  • Individualized treatment plan
  • Movement and Art Therapy provided
  • Pet Therapy offered once a week
  • Dialectical Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral based therapy
  • Programmed daily schedule
  • Visitation on site
  • Family sessions are encouraged
  • Masters level, licensed therapists
  • RN on every shift on each unit
  • Outdoor courtyards for each unit
  • Nightly phone calls offered; Palo Verde covers the cost of long distance calls
  • Laundry rooms on each unit
  • Dietary consultation with a Registered Dietician
  • Thorough discharge planning with after care appointments made prior to leaving the facility
  • Daily session with a Psychiatrist
  • Medication management is provided by our in house pharmacy

Letter from our CEO

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Palo Verde Behavioral Health website. We trust that our site will help educate you about our programs and services so that you can make informed decisions regarding appropriate behavioral health care for a loved one or a friend.

Throughout our history, Palo Verde Behavioral Health has maintained a strong reputation as a caring and supportive organization responsive to the needs of the community we serve. Our clinical staff provides personal care that is compassionate and respectful of patients and their families. At Palo Verde, we offer help, hope and healing.

Thank you for taking the time to learn about our services.

Melissa Eckstein, CEO

Help and Hope are a Call Away

Our intake and admissions office provides no-cost assessment services 24/7. If you or someone you know is struggling and may be in need of treatment at Palo Verde Behavioral Health, don’t hesitate to call 520-322-2888 today.