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Welcome to the VVGC

Verde Valley Guidance Clinic, founded in 1965, is Northern Arizona's oldest community behavioral health clinic, with offices in Camp Verde and Sedona, and the main campus at 8 E. Cottonwood St. in Cottonwood.

In addition to Behavioral Health, VVGC offers two Family Practices. Valley Medical Center, a family medicine and pediatric practice located at 214 S. Main St. in Cottonwood and also Verde Valley Connections Primary Care on the Clinic's Cottonwood Campus in 2009.

Verde Valley Guidance Clinic is contracted through NARBHA, the Regional Behavioral Health Authority for Coconino, Navajo, Yavapai, Apache and Mohave counties.

Funds for services are provided through a contract with the Arizona Department of Health Services/Division of Behavioral Health Services and AHCCCS. For more information, contact Richard Dehnert, Community Relations Coordinator, 634-2236.

Intergrated Health Solutions SAMHSA


Individuals with mental illnesses die earlier than the general population, and often experience co-occurring health conditions. How can the integration of primary and behavioral healthcare change this? The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions’ new infographic explores the problem and illustrates the impact on communities and individuals.

Check it out:

Let others know about the important work you’re doing in integration by sharing the full infographic via social media or on your website, in presentations, or print and post it to one of your center’s boards for all to see.

Want to show it off in your agency? A printable version is now available.

Have a story on how integrated care impacts your community? We want to hear about it — email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

And visit our website for the latest information, expert perspectives, and other resources dedicated to integration of behavioral health and primary care.


Satisfaction Surveys

Client Satisfaction Survey's are now updated - read here to see how Verde Valley Guidance Clinic rates overall in customer satisfaction....

Mission Statement

To offer to those we serve an opportunity for recovery through hope, empowerment, partnership, and compassion.