Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center
Last updated on Jan 11, 2022
  • Sliding Scale
  • Community Services Block Grant
  • Federal Grants
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • State Financed Health Insurance plan
  • State mental health agency
  • State welfare or child and family services funds

Contact Info

201 East Hempstead Street
Nashville, AR - 71852

T (870) 845-3110

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About Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center

This is a sliding scale approved program

Services:
Assessment and Referral
Outpatient Adult, Child, Family and Marital Therapies
Psychological Evaluation
Psychiatric Assessment and Medication Management
Day Treatment and Community Integration
Therapeutic Foster Care
School-based Services
Youth Services
Emergency Services
Substance Abuse Services
Drug and Alcohol Safety Education Program
Consultation and Education

Cost:

Sliding fee scale available based on family size and income.

Service Area:

Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller and Sevier Counties; limited services in Nevada and Pike Counties.

Sliding Scale

Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center operates under a sliding fee scale payment model. What this means to you is that Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center provides their services even to patients who cannot afford care (such as low-income or who people who need to self-pay). Patients will pay according to their income. Be prepared to provide information on your household income.

2022 Federal Sliding Fee Schedule based on Annual Income

Federal Poverty Guideline At or Below 100% 101% – 125% 126% – 150% 151% – 200% Above 200%
Family Size Nominal Fee ($10) Level 1 Charge $20 Level 2 Charge $30 Level 3 Charge $40 No Discount
1 $0 - $12,880 $12,881 - $16,100 $16,101 - $19,320 $19,321 - $25,760 $25,761+
2 $0 - $17,420 $17,421 - $21,775 $21,776 - $26,130 $26,131 - $34,840 $34,841+
3 $0 - $21,960 $21,961 - $27,450 $27,451- $32,940 $32,941- $43,920 $43,921+
4 $0 - $26,500 $26,501 - $33,125 $33,126 - $39,750 $39,751- $53,000 $53,001+
5 $0 - $31,040 $31,041 - $38,800 $38,801 - $46,560 $46,561 - $62,080 $62,081+
6 $0 - $35,580 $35,581 - $44,475 $44,476 - $53,370 $53,371 - $ 71,160 $71,161+
7 $0 - $40,120 $40,121 - $50,150 $50,151 - $60,180 $60,181 - $80,240 $80,241+
8 $0 - $44,660 $44,661 - $55,825 $55,826 - $66,990 $66,991 - $89,320 $89,321+

Community Mental Health Center

Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center is a certified Community Mental Health Center and therefore operates through federal and state funds made possible by the Community Mental Health Act. The purpose of these funds to make diagnosis and treatment available to low-income and indigent individuals. The services are either free or under a sliding-scale. These services are available to people of all ages who do not have health insurance.

Community Services Block Grant

The US Department of Health and Human Services offers funds in the form of Community Services Block Grants to all states. The purpose of these funds is to reduce poverty by helping low-income individuals and families find work, access education, obtain housing, and improve their health. Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center is a recipient of this grant. You may qualify for assistance provided you meet low-income eligibility requirements but you must apply by contacting the following office:

Office of Community Services - Arkansas Department of Human Services
Lorie Williams ( Assistant Director )

P.O. Box 1437/Slot S-330
Little Rock, AR - 72203-1437
Phone: 501-682-8714
Fax: 501-682-6736
Lorie.Williams@dhs.arkansas.gov
www.arkansas.gov/dhs
Office of Community Services - Arkansas Department of Human Services
Beverly Buchanan ( CSBG Manager )

P.O. Box 1437/Slot S-330
Little Rock, AR - 72203-1437
Phone: 501-682-8720
Fax: 501-682-6736
beverly.buchanan@arkansas.gov
www.arkansas.gov/dhs

Federal Grants

Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center receives federal grants destined for mental health services. This means that Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center either recieved money to obtain certification or training for its employees or it has recieved money to offer services such as suicide prevention, telehealth programs, or other behavioral initiatives.

Medicare

Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center accepts Medicare, a federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and people with disabilities.

Medicare covers a wide range of mental health services.

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers inpatient mental health care services you get in a hospital. Part A covers your room, meals, nursing care, and other related services and supplies.

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) helps cover mental health services that you would generally get outside of a hospital, including visits with a psychiatrist or other doctor, visits with a clinical psychologist or clinical social worker, and lab tests ordered by your doctor.

Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug ) helps cover drugs you may need to treat a mental health condition. Each Part D plan has its own list of covered drugs, known as formulary. Learn more about which plans cover various drugs.

If you get your Medicare benefits through a Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO) or other Medicare health plan, check your plan’s membership materials or call the plan for details about how to get your mental health benefits.

Medicaid

All state Medicaid programs provide some mental health services. Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center accepts Medicaid, a joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for some people with low incomes and limited resources. Medicaid programs vary from state to state.

Community Mental Health Center

Community Mental Health Centers operate through federal and state funds made possible by the Community Mental Health Act. The purpose of these funds to make diagnosis and treatment available to low-income and indigent individuals. The services are either free or under a sliding-scale. These services are available to people of all ages who do not have health insurance. Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center is a certified Community Mental Health Center therefore offers services to those who might not be able to afford them.

State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center receives State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

State mental health agency (or equivalent) funds

Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center Funds designed to finance the cost of treatment for mental health conditions.

State welfare or child and family services funds

Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center recieves or accepts State welfare or child and family services funds.

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