Cenpatico Mobile Crisis Team Responds to Willcox Incident
Counseling is available for anyone needing help following Thursday’s shooting
Tempe, Ariz. – Cenpatico of Arizona is dispatching its mobile crisis team to Willcox in response to Thursday’s shooting at a high school that resulted in a student being injured. Crisis counselors are available to assist anyone who may require help, and a person does not have to be a Cenpatico participant to use the counseling service.
A toll free 24-hour crisis hotline is also available at (866) 495-6735. Cenpatico is the ADHS/DBHS (Arizona Department of Health Services/ Division of Behavioral Health Services) Regional Behavioral Health Authority for Cochise County.
“We stand ready to help anyone in the Willcox community affected by the shooting,” said Terry Stevens, Chief Executive Officer of Cenpatico of Arizona. “Incidents like this affect people in different ways. Our counseling experts are prepared to help in any way possible.”
Cenpatico’s mobile crisis team will be in place Monday morning at Willcox High School to assist students as they return to class.
Cenpatico is the Regional Behavioral Health Authority for Cochise, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Pinal, Santa Cruz and Yuma counties. Cenpatico Behavioral Health of Arizona (Cenpatico) services are funded through a contract with the Arizona Department of Health Service/Division of Behavioral Health Services (ADHS/DBHS) and AHCCCS.