The Phoenix Area Indian Health Service (PAIHS) Office in Phoenix, Arizona, oversees the delivery
of health care to approximately 140,000 Native American users in the tri-state area of Arizona,
Nevada and Utah.
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Services are comprehensive and range from primary care
(inpatient & outpatient) to tertiary care and specialty services. In addition, dental services;
behavioral health; public health nursing; health education; and environmental health services
are provided. The services are provided through nine service units
located throughout the tri-state area. The Phoenix Area works closely with the forty
(40) tribes within the tri-state area in providing
health care services.
There are three urban programs, Reno, Salt Lake City, and Phoenix, within the Area; and two
tribal organizations that the PAIHS works with closely, the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona and
the Inter Tribal Council of Nevada.
There is a Regional Youth Treatment Center that serves both Phoenix Area and Tucson Area
located at Sacaton, Arizona, called the Desert Visions Youth Wellness Center. The Center
provides Native American youth culturally relevant behavioral health treatment. The facility is
a 24-bed residential treatment center and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation
of Health Care Organizations. Services offered are biopsychosocial treatment for youth between the
ages of 12 and 18.