Persons Experiencing Serious Mental Illness

Breaking down barriers

Mental health can be hard to understand, particularly for those who are diagnosed with a serious mental illness. We are a leader in supporting this acute population while being a champion to break the stigma of mental illness.

We offer an array of mental health services and programs that fit the needs of each individual patient and connect them with much-needed resources.

SMI Community Programs


Forensic Assertive Community Treatment

FACT’s goal is to work closely with patients to plan for re-entry back into the community and reduce interactions with the criminal justice system.

  • Housing
  • Employment

Assertive Community Treatment

ACT’s goal is to give patients adequate community care and to empower patients to live independently in the community.

  • Managing Finances
  • Family Life

Projects for Assistance in Transitioning from Homelessness

PATH provides services to people with co-occurring disorders and/or serious mental illness who are experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. This program also assists individuals who have an SMI determination and are under-connected to their clinic.

Frequently asked questions

Who is eligible?

CBI accepts all patients. We are contracted with all Arizona Complete Care health plans and many private insurances. If a patient is uninsured or underinsured, we help assist in applying for AHCCCS and connect them with relevant resources without compromising care.

Appointment Scheduling

In most cases, an initial appointment can be made within 7 days of initial contact.

What is the appointment process?

A new patient appointment with CBI can be initiated by completing a secure referral form in person, by phone, or electronically. We request the following information to be able to coordinate the appointment efficiently:

  • Patient demographics (e.g., name, DOB, address, and phone number)
  • Appointment reason/type and requested timeframe for follow up
  • Insurance/payer information
  • Referral type and requested timeframe for follow up
  • Insurance/payer information